Mephitis mephitis 

Scope: Global
Language: English

Translate page into:

Bibliography [top]

Allen, D. L. and Shapton, W. W. 1942. An ecological study of winter dens, with special reference to the eastern skunk. Ecology 23: 59–68.

Andren, H. 1995. Effects of landscape composition on predation rates at habitat edges. In: L. Hansson, L. Farig and G. Merriam (eds), Mosaic landscapes and ecological processes, Chapman & Hall, London, UK.

Bailey, T. N. 1971. Biology of striped skunks on a southwestern Lake Erie marsh. The American Midland Naturalist 85: 196–207.

Baldwin, R. A., Kennedy, M. L., Houston, A. E. and Liu, P. S. 2004. An assessment of microhabitat variables and capture success of striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis). Journal of Mammalogy 85: 1068-1076.

Bennitt, R. and Nagel, W. O. 1937. A survey of the resident game and furbearers of Missouri. University of Missouri Studies 12: 1-215.

Brown, L. G. and Yeager, L. E. 1943. Survey of the Illinois fur resource. Bulletin Illinois Natural History Survey 22: 435-504.

Burt, W. H. 1946. The mammals of Michigan. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Carr, D. E. 1974. Predatory behavior in the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis). Cornell University.

Casey, G. A. and Webster, W. A. 1975. Age and sex determination of striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) from Ontario, Manitoba, and Quebec. Canadian Journal of Zoology 53: 223-231.

Crooks, K. R. and Soulé, M. E. 1999. Mesopredator release and avifaunal extinctions in a fragmented system. Nature 400: 563–566.

Dijak, W. D. and Thompson, F. R. 2000. Landscape and edge effects on the distribution of mammalian predators in Missouri. Journal of Wildlife Management 64: 209-216.

Donovan, T. M., Jones, P. W., Annand, E. M. and Thompson, F. R. 1997. Variation in local-scale edge effects: mechanisms and landscape context. Ecology 78: 2064–2075.

Dragoo, J.W. and Honeycutt, L. 1997. Systematics of mustelid-like carnivores. Journal of Mammalogy 78: 426-443.

Gehrt, S. D. 2005. Seasonal survival and cause-specific mortality of urban and rural striped skunks in the absence of rabies. Journal of Mammalogy 86: 1164-1170.

Godin, A. J. 1982. Striped and hooded skunks. In: J. A. Chapman and G. A. Feldhamer (eds), Wild mammals of North America: biology, management, and economics, pp. 674–687. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Hamilton, D. A. and Vangilder, L. D. 1992. Furbearer populations, animal rights and wild turkey production; a special report. Missouri Department of Conservation, Columbia, Missouri, USA.

Hamilton Jr., W. J. and Whitaker Jr., J. O. 1979. Mammals of the Eastern United States. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Hansen, L. A., Mathews, N. E., Vander Lee, B. A. and Scott Lutz, R. 2004. Population characteristics, survival rates, and causes of mortality of striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) on the southern high plains, Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 49(1): 54-60.

Honacki, J.H., Kinman, K.E. and Koeppl, J.W. 1982. Mammal species of the world: A taxonomic and geographic reference. Allen Press.

IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-1. Available at: (Accessed: 30 June 2016).

Jones Jr., H. W. 1939. Winter studies of skunks in Pennsylvania. Journal of Mammalogy 20: 254-256.

Kuehl, A. K. and Clark, W. R. 2002. Predator activity related to landscape features in northern Iowa. Journal of Wildlife Management 66: 1224-1234.

Larivière, S., Walton, R. L. R. and Messier, F. 1999. Selection by Striped Skunks (Mephitis mephitis) of Farmsteads and Buildings as Denning Sites. The American Midland Naturalist 142: 96–101.

Mutch, G. R. P. 1977. Locations of winter dens utilized by striped skunks in Delta Marsh, Manitoba. Canadian Field-Naturalist 91: 289–29.

Oehler, J. D. and Litvaitis, J. A. 1996. The role of spatial scale in understanding responses of medium-sized carnivores to forest fragmentation. Canadian Journal of Zoology 74: 2070-2079.

Rogers, C. M. and Caro, M. J. 1998. Song sparrows, top carnivores and nest predation: A test of the mesopredator release hypothesis. Oecologia 116: 227-233.

Rosatte, R. C. 1986. A strategy for urban rabies control: social change implications. Walden University.

Rosatte, R.C. 1987. Striped, Spotted, Hooded, and Hog-nosed Skunk. In: M. Novak, J.A. Baker, M.E. Obbard and B. Malloch (eds), Wild furbearer management and conservation in North America, pp. 1150 pp.. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ontario Trappers Association, Ontario, Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Rosatte, R. C. and Larivière, S. 2003. Skunks. In: G. Feldhamer, B. C. Thompson and J. Chapman (eds), Wild mammals of North America, 2nd edition, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Rue, L. L. 1981. Furbearing animals of North America. Crown Publications, New York, USA.

Sikes, R. K. 1970. Rabies. In: J. W. Davis, L. H. Karstad and D. O. Trainer (eds), Infectious diseases of wild animals, Iowa State University Press, Iowa, USA.

Soulé, M. E., Bolger, D. T., Alberts, A. C., Wright, J., Morice, M. and Hill, S. 1988. Reconstructed dynamics of rapid extinctions of chaparral-requiring birds in urban habitat islands. Conservation Biology 2: 75–92.

Stout, I. J. and Sonenshine, D. E. 1974. A striped skunk population in Virginia. Chesapeake Science 15: 140-145.

Verts, B. J. 1967. The biology of the striped skunk. University of Iilinois Press, Urbana, USA.

Walker, E. P. 1964. Mammals of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Wozencraft, W.C. 2005. Order Carnivora. In: D.E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition, pp. 532-628. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Citation: Helgen, K. & Reid, F. 2016. Mephitis mephitis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T41635A45211301. . Downloaded on 20 April 2018.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided