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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Mustelinae
G. Fischer de Waldheim, 1817
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Mustelinae range

The Mustelinae is a large subfamily of mustelids. Genetic analysis shows it is polyphyletic, so it will probably be split down into proper clades. Until then, it contains:

and various other mustelids.

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