Procyon lotor Linnaeus 1758 (raccoon)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

Alternative combination: Ursus lotor

Synonyms: Procyon nanus Simpson 1929, Procyon priscus Leidy 1856, Procyon simus Gidley 1906

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Procyon according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

See also Hulbert and Pratt 1998, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1860 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Procyon (Euprocyon), Procyon (Procyon), Procyon cancrivorus, Procyon rexroadensis

Ecology: scansorial omnivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (60: Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida)

Total: 65 collections each including a single occurrence

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