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  • Sato, H., K. Suzuki, A. Osanai, M. Aoki. 2006. Paragonimus westermani and some rare intestinal trematodes recovered from raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides viverrinus) introduced recently on Yakushima Island, Japan.. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 68/7: 681-687.
  • Tsuji, Y., T. Tatewaki, E. Kanda. 2011. Endozoochorous seed dispersal by sympatric mustelids, Martes melampus and Mustela itatsi, in western Tokyo, central Japan. Mammalian Biology, 76/5: 628-6333. Accessed August 10, 2012 at
  • Uchida, T. 1968. Observations on the Efficiency of the Japanese Weasel, Mustela sibirica itatsi Temminck & Schlegel, as a Rat-Control Agent in the Ryukyus. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 39/6: 980. Accessed August 10, 2012 at
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
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