Stoat-wheasel

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Stoat-wheasel
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Mustelinae
Genus: Mustela
Species: M. erminea
Binomial name
Mustela erminea
Linnaeus, 1758
Stoat range
(green—native, red—introduced)

The stoat-wheasel or Scots ermine (Mustela erminea) is a wee mammal o the faimily Mustelidae. Aften uised as a moose-catcher.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Reid, F. & Helgen, K. (2008). Mustela erminea. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. Retrieved 21 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern