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# Mustelidae

Mustelidae
Scientific classification
Family
Mustelidae

The skunks (Mephitinae) were moved into a new family, Mephitidae, following a convincing paper (Dragoo (http://www.dragoo.org) and Honeycutt, 1997, Journal of Mammalology, 78(2): 426-443), that shuffled these two families around somewhat based on DNA analyses.

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