Temporal range: Pleistocene
A left mandible of Brachyprotoma sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mephitidae
Genus: Brachyprotoma
Brown, 1908
Species: B. obtusata
Binomial name
Brachyprotoma obtusata
Cope, 1899

Brachyprotoma (also known as the short-faced skunk) is an extinct genus of skunk of the Pleistocene epoch what is now North America.

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