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Hooded Skunk
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Booklet data last updated on 1/24/2017
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Species ID 050740
Name Hooded Skunk
Other Common Names Zorrillo (Spanish)
Category 05 Mammals
Elcode AMAJF06020
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Mammalia
Subclass Theria
Order Carnivora
SubOrder Fissipedia
Family Mephitidae
Genus Mephitis
Species macroura
Subspecies milleri
Authority (Mearns)
Scientific Name Mephitis macroura
Account Type This account represents a full species account with only one subspecies recognized in BISON-M.
Taxonomic References 01, 02, 03, 05, 13, 16, 18
Comments on Taxonomy
NEW MEXICO: Only one subspecies of Mephitis macroura is verified in New Mexico, M.m. milleri. *03* 1996: Name Change -- The Family name has been changed from Mustelidae to Mephitidae (Frey and Yates, 1996) *16*.

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