Reproduced by courtesy of Charles Scribner's Sons from Ernest Thompson Seton's "Life-Histories of Northern Animals." Copyrighted 1909 in the United States, by Ernest Thompson Seton.
MAP 5.-RANGE OF THE LARGE SKUNKS OF THE GENUS MEPHITIS IN CANADA
This map is founded chiefly on A. H. Howell's revision, N. A. Fauna No. 20, 1901. Spotted on it are all the records he gives for the species found in Canada, except occidentalis which barely enters British Columbia. Additional records by E A. Preble, J. Alden Loring, and E. T. Seton are marked.
Mephitis mephitis (Shaw) with 2 races, Mephitis hodsonica Rich.,
Mephitis putida Boitard,
Mephitis mesomelas Licht., with 3 races, Mephitis occidentalis Baird, with 4 races.