Badgers are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia, order Carnivora, family Mustelidae.  All species, except the honey badger, are classified in the subfamily Melinae (true badgers).

Global Distribution of Badgers

American Badger - Taxidea taxus
American Badger
Eurasian Badger - Meles meles
Eurasian Badger
Honey Badger (or ratel) - Mellivora capensis
Honey Badger
Hog Badger - Arctonyx collaris
Hog Badger
Ferret Badger - Melogale moschata
Ferret Badger
Indonesian Stink Badger - Mydaus javanensis
Indonesian Stink Badger
Palawan Stink Badger - Mydaus javanensis
Palawan Stink Badger

Badger drawings scanned from Neal & Cheeseman's "Badgers".