stone marten

(redirected from stone martens)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

stone marten:

see martenmarten,
name for carnivorous, largely arboreal mammals (genus Martes) of the weasel family, widely distributed in North America, Europe, and central Asia. Martens are larger, heavier-bodied animals than weasels, with thick fur and bushy tails.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
Diet composition of stone marten split to season (FO: Frequency of Occurrence % RV: Relative
Food niche overlap of red fox and stone marten (Ojk: Pianka's index).
Chatzinikos (2012) Diet composition and feeding strategies of the stone marten (Martes foina) in a typical Mediterranean ecosystem.