Mephitis mephitis (carnivore)

Mass: 1.5 kg based on Stout and Sonenshine 1974 and Layne 1958

Abundance: 0.06 to 5.95% (median 0.44%)

Latitudinal range: 27.4° to 46.2°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (1), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (2), temperate coniferous forest (1), temperate savanna (1)

Found in 5 samples

United States: Rocky River, Boulder County, North Fork of the Cache la Poudre River, North of the Michigamme Reservoir, Kleberg County

Size measurements:
♀ body mass1374 kgN = 8Stout and Sonenshine 1974
♂ body mass2637 kgN = 1Layne 1958
♂ body mass1483 kgN = 15Stout and Sonenshine 1974
♀ total body length716 mmN = 1Layne 1958
♂ total body length630 mmN = 1Layne 1958
♀ tail length254 mmN = 1Layne 1958
♂ tail length210 mmN = 1Layne 1958
♀ hind foot length63 mmN = 1Layne 1958
♂ hind foot length68 mmN = 1Layne 1958
♀ ear length22 mmN = 1Layne 1958
♂ ear length25 mmN = 1Layne 1958

See also Mephitis, Mephitis macroura