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Mustela erminea Linnaeus, 1758
Ermine; Short-tailed Weasel; Short-tailed Weasel; Stoat
Family: Mustelidae


© Ryan Merrill     (Photo ID #9462)


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Distribution of Mustela erminea in British Columbia.
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Source: Map courtesy of the Province of British Columbia (2008).

Status Information

Scientific NameOrigin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
Mustela ermineaNativeS5YellowNot Listed
Mustela erminea anguinaeNativeS3BlueNot Listed
Mustela erminea haidarumNativeS2RedT (May 2015)

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