Species under Mustela
n= 12
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Mustela africana
Desmarest, 1818
Tropical weasel South America
Mustela erminea
Linnaeus, 1758
Short-tailed weasel Australia
Mustela eversmannii
Lesson, 1827
Steppe polecat Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
Mustela felipei
Izor & de la Torre, 1978
Colombian weasel South America
Mustela frenata
Lichtenstein, 1831
Long-tailed weasel Middle America
Mustela lutreola
(Linnaeus, 1761)
European mink Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
Mustela lutreolina
Robinson & Thomas, 1917
Indonesian mountain weasel Southern Asia
Mustela nivalis
Linnaeus, 1766
Least weasel Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
Mustela nudipes
Desmarest, 1822
Malayan weasel Southern Asia
Mustela putorius
Linnaeus, 1758
European polecat Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
Mustela strigidorsa
Gray, 1853
Black-striped weasel Southern Asia
Mustela vison
Schreber, 1777
Mink Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
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