Marten

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The martens constitute the genus Martes within the subfamily Guloninae, in the family Mustelidae.wikipedia
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Mustelidae

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The martens constitute the genus Martes within the subfamily Guloninae, in the family Mustelidae.
The Mustelidae (from Latin mustela, weasel) are a family of carnivorous mammals, including weasels, badgers, otters, ferrets, martens, minks, and wolverines, among others.

Fur trade

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The fur varies from yellowish to dark brown, depending on the species, and is valued by trappers for the fur trade.
Originally, Russia exported raw furs, consisting in most cases of the pelts of martens, beavers, wolves, foxes, squirrels and hares.

Guloninae

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The martens constitute the genus Martes within the subfamily Guloninae, in the family Mustelidae.
It includes martens and the fisher, tayra and wolverine.

Yellow-throated marten

Martes flavigulayellow-throated martensHimalayan marten
The yellow-throated marten (Martes flavigula) is an Asian marten species, which is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List due to its wide distribution, evidently relatively stable population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, and lack of major threats.

Beech marten

stone martenMartes foinamarten
The beech marten (Martes foina), also known as the stone marten, house marten or white breasted marten, is a species of marten native to much of Europe and Central Asia, though it has established a feral population in North America.

Tayra

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Results of DNA research indicate that the genus Martes is polyphyletic, with some studies placing Martes americana outside the genus and allying it with Eira and Gulo, to form a new New World clade.
Tayras are long, slender animals with an appearance similar to that of weasels and martens.

Nilgiri marten

M. gwatkinsiiMartes gwatkinsii
The Nilgiri marten (Martes gwatkinsii) is the only marten species in southern India.

Japanese marten

Martes melampusTenM. melampus
The Japanese marten (Martes melampus) is a mammal in the marten genus most closely related to the sable.

Sable

Martes zibellinaSablesEcologist of Barguzin Sable
The sable (Martes zibellina) is a species of marten, a small carnivorous mammal primarily inhabiting the forest environments of Russia, from the Ural Mountains throughout Siberia, and northern Mongolia.

Croatian kuna

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This is one of the reasons why the Croatian word for marten, kuna, is the name of the modern Croatian currency.
The word "kuna" means "marten" in Croatian, referring to the historical use of marten pelts as units of value in medieval trading.

Banovac

Slavonian Banovac
The banovac, a coin struck and used between 1235 and 1384, included the image of a marten.
Banovac included the image of a marten (kuna) - due to the fact that marten pelts were highly valued goods used as a form of payment in Slavonia, the Croatian Littoral, and Dalmatia.

Coat of arms of Croatia

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A running marten is shown on the coat of arms of Slavonia and subsequently on the modern design of the coat of arms of Croatia.

Genus

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The martens constitute the genus Martes within the subfamily Guloninae, in the family Mustelidae.

Subfamily

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The martens constitute the genus Martes within the subfamily Guloninae, in the family Mustelidae.

Family (biology)

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The martens constitute the genus Martes within the subfamily Guloninae, in the family Mustelidae.

Claw

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They have bushy tails and large paws with partially retractile claws.

Trapping

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The fur varies from yellowish to dark brown, depending on the species, and is valued by trappers for the fur trade.

Taiga

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Martens are slender, agile animals, adapted to living in the taiga, and inhabit coniferous and northern deciduous forests across the Northern Hemisphere.

Pinophyta

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Martens are slender, agile animals, adapted to living in the taiga, and inhabit coniferous and northern deciduous forests across the Northern Hemisphere.

Deciduous

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Martens are slender, agile animals, adapted to living in the taiga, and inhabit coniferous and northern deciduous forests across the Northern Hemisphere.

Northern Hemisphere

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Martens are slender, agile animals, adapted to living in the taiga, and inhabit coniferous and northern deciduous forests across the Northern Hemisphere.

DNA

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Results of DNA research indicate that the genus Martes is polyphyletic, with some studies placing Martes americana outside the genus and allying it with Eira and Gulo, to form a new New World clade.

Polyphyly

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Results of DNA research indicate that the genus Martes is polyphyletic, with some studies placing Martes americana outside the genus and allying it with Eira and Gulo, to form a new New World clade.

Gulo

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Results of DNA research indicate that the genus Martes is polyphyletic, with some studies placing Martes americana outside the genus and allying it with Eira and Gulo, to form a new New World clade.

New World

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Results of DNA research indicate that the genus Martes is polyphyletic, with some studies placing Martes americana outside the genus and allying it with Eira and Gulo, to form a new New World clade.