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WEASEL, LEAST

   Under Construction May 2011 LEAST WEASEL Mustela rixosa GUARD HAIR Length: 6-10mm (Toth 2002) 7mm (Furskin 2006)  7-10mm (ASM #1) Diameter Range: 92-176 microns (Brown 1942) 87-110 microns (Toth 2002) 45-80 microns (Furskin 2006) 70 microns (ASM #1) Medullary Index: 0.80 (Brown 1942) 0.75 ave (Toth 2002) 0.64 (ASM #1) Medulla: Cells in the […]

WEASEL, SHORT-TAILED

Under Construction May 2011 SHORT-TAILED WEASEL Mustela erminea GUARD HAIR Length: max 10mm (Mayer 1952), 5-10mm (Adorjan and Kolenosky 1969), 11mm max (Moore et al 1974), 9-15mm  (Toth 2002) 9-13mm (ASM #3 back), 45-50mm (ASM #3 tail), 15-20mm (ASM #4), Taper at the base is longer than the taper at the tip (ASM #4) Diameter […]