Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hidalgo-Mihart, Mircea G., Contreras-Moreno, Fernando M., Jesús-de la Cruz, Alejandro, Juárez-López, Rugieri, Bravata de la Cruz, Yaribeth, Pérez-Solano, Luz A., Hernández-Lara, Carolina, Friedeberg, Diana, Thornton, Dan & Koller-González, Juan M., 2017, Inventory of medium-sized and large mammals in the wetlands of Laguna de Terminos and Pantanos de Centla, Mexico, Check List 13 (6), pp. 711-726 : 720

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.6.711

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6493923

persistent identifier

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Marcus

scientific name

Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Material examined. Table 2; Figure 27.

Procyon lotor   is a medium-sized, gray procyonid having a distinctive face with a black mask extending onto the cheeks, bordered with white eyebrows and sides of the muzzle ( Reid 2009). This is the only raccoon to occur in continental Mexico.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Carnivora

Family

Procyonidae

Genus

Procyon