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Meles meles (Linnaeus, 1758)

Meles meles (Linnaeus, 1758)

Citation

Mitchell-Jones A. J., Amori G., Bogdanowicz W., Krystufek B., Reijnders P.J.H., Spitzenberger F., Stubbe M., Thissen J.B.M., Vohralik V. & J. Zima - The atlas of European Mammals in Academic Press, London, 484 pp. 1999
Aristov A. A. & G. F. Baryshnikov - The mammals of Russia and adjacent territories. Carnivores and Pinnipeds in Zoological Institute Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Peterburg, 560 pp. (in Russian). 2001

Distribution

Distribution Europe and worldwide
Region Status
Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands-no data-
Italy-no data-
Aland Islands-no data-
Bosnia-Herzegovina-no data-
Denmark-no data-
Faeroe Islands-no data-
France-no data-
Greece-no data-
Guernsey-no data-
Isle of Man-no data-
Great Britain-no data-
Jersey-no data-
Moldova-no data-
Montenegro-no data-
Netherlands-no data-
Norway-no data-
Portugal-no data-
Russian Federation-no data-
Serbia-no data-
Spain-no data-
Macedonia-no data-
Channel Is.absent
Franz Josef Landabsent
Faroe Is.absent
Cyprusabsent
Corsicaabsent
Andorraabsent
Canary Is.absent
Balearic Is.absent
Azores Is.absent
Australian regionabsent
Icelandabsent
Gibraltarabsent
Sicilyabsent
Madeira Is.absent
Maltaabsent
Monacoabsent
Nearctic regionabsent
Neotropical regionabsent
North Africaabsent
Novaya Zemlyaabsent
San Marinoabsent
Sardiniaabsent
Selvagens Is.absent
Svalbard & Jan Mayenabsent
Vatican Cityabsent
Afro-tropical regionabsent
Vóreion Aiyáion (North Aegean Is.)doubtfully present
Kikládes (Cyclades Is.)doubtfully present
Austriapresent
East Palaearcticpresent
Italian mainlandpresent
Irelandpresent
Hungarypresent
Greek mainlandpresent
Germanypresent
French mainlandpresent
Finlandpresent
European Turkeypresent
Estoniapresent
East European Russiapresent
Kriti (Crete)present
Dodekánisos (Dodecanese Is.) present
Danish mainlandpresent
Czech Republicpresent
Croatiapresent
Central European Russiapresent
Bulgariapresent
Britain I.present
Bosnia and Herzegovinapresent
Belgiumpresent
Belaruspresent
Kaliningrad Regionpresent
Latviapresent
Yugoslaviapresent
Portuguese mainlandpresent
Ukrainepresent
The Netherlandspresent
Switzerlandpresent
Swedenpresent
Spanish mainlandpresent
South European Russiapresent
Sloveniapresent
Slovakiapresent
Romaniapresent
Polandpresent
Liechtensteinpresent
Oriental regionpresent
Norwegian mainlandpresent
Northwest European Russiapresent
Northern Irelandpresent
North European Russiapresent
Near Eastpresent
Moldova, Republic ofpresent
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic ofpresent
Luxembourgpresent
Lithuaniapresent
Albaniapresent

Common Name

Albanian: bala, baldosa, dosëbala, vjedulla; Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål: grevling; Danish: Grævling; Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350): Das; English (North America): Badger, Eurasian Badger; English: Badger; German: Dachs, Eurasischer Dachs, Europäischer Dachs; Greek, Modern (1453-): Ασβός; Hebrew: גירית; Lithuanian: barsukas; Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian: grevling; Russian: барсук; Slovenian: jazbec; Swedish: grävling; Turkish: Porsuk; Ukrainian: Борсук, Борсук європейський; Welsh: mochyn daear

Synonymy

Meles meles (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Ursus meles Linnaeus, 1758

Experts

ExpertRole
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taxonomic specialist
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