Potos flavus (Schreber, 1774)

Torres-Porras, Jeronimo, Cobos, Marlon E, Seoane, José Manuel & Aguirre, Nikolay, 2017, Large and medium-sized mammals of Buenaventura Reserve, southwestern Ecuador, Check List 13 (4), pp. 35-45 : 41

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.4.35

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FD87EE-FFD0-FFA0-A492-FF31492FFD8D

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Potos flavus (Schreber, 1774)
status

 

Potos flavus (Schreber, 1774) : Figure 13

Lemur flavus Schreber 1774 .

Potos flavus — Tirira 2007, Helgen et al. 2016.

Material examined: Table 1; Figure 13.

Dense, soft and short pelage; back is reddish to smoky brown gray, usually with a darker stripe in the middle of the back; ventral pelage between yellow and pale orange; round head, short but pronounced muzzle; brown nose, large, round, brown eyes, relatively spaced apart; prehensile tail, slightly longer than head and body together ( Tirira 2007).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Carnivora

Family

Procyonidae

Genus

Potos