Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766)

Jansen, Martin, Engler, Marc, Blumer, Luka Moritz, Rumiz, Damián I., Aramayo, José Luis & Krone, Oliver, 2020, A camera trapping survey of mammals in the mixed landscape of Bolivia’s Chiquitano region with a special focus on the Jaguar, Check List 16 (2), pp. 323-335 : 330-331

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.2.323

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5467723

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/038C87AF-FFA9-FFC6-0518-F7C4EF416207

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766)
status

 

Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766)

South American Coati, Tejón

Figure 4P

Examined material. BOLIVIA; Province of Ñuflo de Chávez of Santa Cruz Department; Centro “Chiquitos”; camera stations 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13 ( Table 1); first capture on 6 April 2017; secondary forest patch in pastureland, primary forest, and border of pastureland to forest.

Identification. This is a medium-sized procyonid (2–5 kg), with a triangular head, long and pointed snout, short ears and a long, black-striped tail. The body coloration varies from orange to light or dark brown.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Carnivora

Family

Procyonidae

Genus

Nasua