16 CFR Part 301: Regulations Under the Fur Products Labeling Act, FTC Matter No. P074201 #00008

Submission Number:
00008
Commenter:
AlfredGardner
Organization:
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
State:
District of Columbia
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16 CFR Part 301: Regulations Under the Fur Products Labeling Act, FTC Matter No. P074201

Fur Rules Review, Matter No. P074201 Comments on the revised Fur Products Name Guide (under VIII, 2. Revise 301.0 to read as follows:). Page 42, Antelope: Replace Ungulata with Artiodactyla (name of Order). Page 43, Fox, Grey [correct spelling is Gray]: I question including Urocyon littoralis because this Island Fox has a limited distribution (Channel Islands off California) and is treated as rare and endangered by the state of Californianone can enter the legal fur trade. Page 44, Jaguarundi: The correct scientific name is Herpailurus yagouaroundi. Page 44, Marten, American: The correct scientific name for Martes caurina is Martes americana caurina. Page 45, Peschanik: The fur of this animal is called Peschaniki, the common name is Suslik or Souslik, the correct scientific name for Citellus fulvus is Spermophilus fulvus. Page 46, Susilk [correct spelling is Suslik]: The common name for these Ground Squirrels is Suslik or Souslik, the correct scientific name for Citellus citellus is Spermophilus citellus, the correct scientific name for Citellus rufescens is Spermophilus major rufescens, the correct scientific name for Citellus suslica is Spermophilus suslicus.