Recording the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland
All images on this website have been taken in Leicestershire and Rutland by NatureSpot members. We welcome new contributions - just register and use the Submit Records form to post your photos. Click on any image below to visit the species page. The RED / AMBER / GREEN dots indicate how easy it is to identify the species - see our Identification Difficulty page for more information. A coloured rating followed by an exclamation mark denotes that different ID difficulties apply to either males and females or to the larvae - see the species page for more detail.
Mustelidae - Weasel family
Mustelids (from the Latin mustela, weasel), are commonly referred to as the weasel family, and are a family of carnivorous mammals. The Mustelidae are a diverse family and the largest in the order Carnivora.