Procyonidae


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Noun1.Procyonidae - raccoonsProcyonidae - raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
procyonid - plantigrade carnivorous mammals
genus Procyon, Procyon - the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons
Bassariscidae, subfamily Bassariscidae - in some classifications considered a separate family
genus Potos, Potos - a genus of Procyonidae
genus Nasua, Nasua - coatis
Ailurus, genus Ailurus - lesser pandas
Ailuropoda, genus Ailuropoda - only the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae
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Washington, August 16 ( ANI ): Olinguito, which looks like a cross between house cat and a teddy bear, is the latest scientifically documented member of the family Procyonidae, which it shares with raccoons, coatis, kinkajous and olingos.
arctos, brown bear x -- -- Procyonidae Bassariscus astutus, ringtail x -- -- Procycon lotor, raccoon x -- -- Mustelidae Gulo gulo, wolverine x -- -- Lontra canadensis, river otter x -- -- Martes americanus, marten x -- -- M.
Kinkajous (Potos flavus), which are native to South and Central America, are members of the family Procyonidae.