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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Mephitis
Mephitis Geoffroy & Cuvier 1795
Genus recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9
Mephitis Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire & Cuvier 1795
Genus recognized by GBIF classification
Mephitis É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire & F. G. Cuvier 1795

Alternative Names

Chincha platyrhina Howell 1901
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis americana Desmarest 1818
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis avia Bangs 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis dentata Brass 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis estor Merriam 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis fetidissima Boitard 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis frontata Coues 1875
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis occidentalis Baird 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis olida Boitard 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis putida Boitard 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis spissigrada Bangs 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mephitis varians Gray 1837
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mustela putida (Cuvier 1798)
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification (Originally found in sources as synonym of Mephitis mephitis (Schreber, 1776))
Viverra mephitis Schreber 1777
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification (Originally found in sources as doubtful taxon within Viverra Linnaeus, 1758)
Viverra nigra Desmarest 1820
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Chincha
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database

Common Names

English

Hooded and Striped Skunks preferred
Recognized by assadi and admin

Arabic

ظربان نتن preferred
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Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

hette- og stripeskunker preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Ивичести скунксове preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

skunk preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Gestreepte skunks preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Haisunäädät preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin
Skunkit preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

German

Streifenskunks preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

בואש preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

スカンク属 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin

Latvian

Svītrainie skunksi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

گندراسو (سرده) preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Skunks preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Полосатые скунсы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Şeritli kokarca preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Скунс preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Azb

مفیتیس preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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