Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
Pliny the Elder
- The Natural History of Pliny (the Elder), Volume 1
That's your area, Skunkie, at least where you got your latinate Mephitis mephitis.
Some photos from an Italian (I think) site I can't read: http://www.lacooltura.com/2015/10/mefite-la-porta-dellinferno-nella-verde-irpinia/