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Descriptor in English: Mustelidae
Descriptor in Spanish: Mustelidae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mustelidae
Descriptor in French: Mustelidae
Entry term(s): Badger
Badgers
Gulo
Gulos
Marten
Martens
Martes
Martes zibellina
Sable
Sables
Weasel
Weasels
Wolverine
Wolverines
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.575
Scope note: A family of terrestrial carnivores with long, slender bodies, long tails, and anal scent glands. They include badgers, weasels, martens, FERRETS; MINKS; wolverines, polecats, and OTTERS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 2005; use CARNIVORA 1998-2004
DeCS UI: 38468
Descriptor UI: D045969
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Mustelidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0003509
Scope note A family of terrestrial carnivores with long, slender bodies, long tails, and anal scent glands. They include badgers, weasels, martens, FERRETS; MINKS; wolverines, polecats, and OTTERS.
Preferred term Mustelidae
Weasels - Narrower
Concept UI M0452279
Scope note The smallest of the native mustelids in the subfamily Mustelinae.
Preferred term Weasels
Entry term(s) Weasel
Martes - Narrower
Concept UI M0452281
Scope note A genus of arboreal mustelid in the subfamily Mustelinae.
Preferred term Martes
Entry term(s) Marten
Martens
Sables - Narrower
Concept UI M0003512
Preferred term Sables
Entry term(s) Martes zibellina
Sable
Badgers - Narrower
Concept UI M0452280
Preferred term Badgers
Entry term(s) Badger
Gulo - Narrower
Concept UI M0452282
Scope note A genus of plump but extremely strong mustelids with a relatively short tail, in the subfamily Mustelinae.
Preferred term Gulo
Entry term(s) Gulos
Wolverine
Wolverines



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