procyonid


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procyonid

(ˌprəʊsɪˈɒnɪd)
n
any animal of the family Procyonidae, including the raccoons
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Noun1.procyonid - plantigrade carnivorous mammalsprocyonid - plantigrade carnivorous mammals  
carnivore - a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal; "terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"
family Procyonidae, Procyonidae - raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas
racoon, raccoon - an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America
Bassariscus astutus, bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, civet cat, miner's cat, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring-tailed cat, coon cat - raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
honey bear, kinkajou, Potos caudivolvulus, Potos flavus, potto - arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
coati, coati-mondi, coati-mundi, coon cat, Nasua narica - omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America
Ailurus fulgens, bear cat, cat bear, lesser panda, red panda, panda - reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas
Ailuropoda melanoleuca, coon bear, giant panda, panda, panda bear - large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition to raccoons, adult BP have been described in a kinkajou from Colombia and in another procyonid, the bushy-tailed olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii) (4).
The current status of this procyonid in Texas definitely is in need of serious study.
Carnivores included two felids, jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi; n=5) and little-spotted cat (Leopardus tigrinus; n=2); one canid, the crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous; n=4); one procyonid, the coati (Nasua nasua; n=2) and two species of mustelids, tayra (Eira barbara; n=2) and lesser grison (Galictis cuja; n=1).
Project submitted for funding to IUCN/SSC Mustelid, Viverrid and Procyonid Specialist Group.
In addition, the semi-evergreen forest in the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca has open areas and human settlements; therefore, it is a less suitable habitat for such procyonids, since they prefer undisturbed areas and mature forests (Ford and Hoffmann, 1988; Reid, 2009).
Dental morphology and diet in canids and procyonids from Uruguay.