Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766)

Costa, Ana Raíssa Cunha, Passamani, Marcelo & da Cunha, Rogério Grassetto Teixeira, 2019, Survey of medium-sized and large mammals in semideciduous Atlantic Forest patches near Alfenas, southern Minas Gerais, Brazil, Check List 15 (1), pp. 209-218 : 213

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.1.209

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0E43F27B-FFA8-FFCC-4BC6-4786FE08FC09

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766)
status

 

Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766)

Figure 3G

Material examined. Table 1.

Identification. Nasua nasua is the only species of coati that occurs in the region. It is a medium-sized procyonid, with a triangular head, long and pointed snout and short ears. This species has a brownish to orangish color with a black-ringed tail. Its face is darker, with an incomplete white ring around the eyes.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Carnivora

Family

Procyonidae

Genus

Nasua