Procyon Storr 1780 (raccoon)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

Synonym: Lotor Geoffroy and Cuvier 1795

Parent taxon: Procyonini according to J. A. Baskin 2004

See also Allen 1919, Alroy 2002, Baskin 1998, Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, Hollister 2000, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1860, Salles et al. 2006 and Wortman and Matthew 1899

Sister taxa: Amphinasua, Arctonasua, Bassariscus, Brachynasua, Chapalmalania, Cyonasua, Edaphocyon, Nasua, Paranasua, Probassariscus, Protoprocyon

Subtaxa: Procyon (Euprocyon) Procyon (Procyon) Procyon cancrivorus Procyon lotor Procyon rexroadensis

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (3 collections), Canada (1: Alberta), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (71: Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (12: California, Florida, Kansas, Texas, Washington)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: California)

Total: 95 collections including 97 occurrences

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