Some species of musetlid (such as mink, ermine, and sable) are sougth after by humans for their fur.
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Chordata
- Class: Mammalia
- Order: Carnivora
- Family: Mustelidae
The Family Mustelidae includes the following subfamilies:
- Subfamily: Lutrinae (otters)
- Subfamily: Melinae (Old World badgers)
- Subfamily: Taxidiinae (badgers)
- Subfamily: Mustelinae (martens, weasels, wolverines)
- Subfamily: Mephitinae (skunks)
- Subfamily: Mellivorinae (honey badger)
Range and Habitat:
- Burnie D, Wilson DE. 2001. Animal. London: Dorling Kindersley. 624 p.