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Noun1.Bassariscus - cacomistlesBassariscus - cacomistles        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Procyonidae, Procyonidae - raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas
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
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Las que comen animales domesticos y danan al cultivo: el tlacuache, la zorra gris, cacomixtle (Bassariscus astutus Lichtenstein, 1830) y el mapache (Procyon lotor Linnaeus, 1758).
Of the species recorded, Bassariscus sumichrasti, Galictis vittata, and Urocyon cinereoargenteus were unique to the cloud forest and Potos flavus to the semi-evergreen forest (Table 1).
Long-tailed Weasel (Mustek frenata) and Ringtail Cat (Bassariscus astutus) were detected least (Table 1).
White-tailed deer, coyotes (Canis latrans Say 1823), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus Schreber 1775), ringtail (Bassariscus astutus Lichtenstein 1830), raccoons (Procyon lotor Linnaeus 1758), rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus J.A.
Unusual or rare species, for example Pousargues's mongoose (Dologale dybowskii) and the cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti), would not likely be known to most people, even biology teachers.
& CHAVEZ, C., 1999.--Habitos alimentarios del cacomixtle Bassariscus astutus (Carnivora: Procyonidae) en el matorral xerolifico de Hidal, Mexico.
Five species, blacktail jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), eastern hognose skunk (Conepatus leuconotus), coyote (Canis latrans) and fulvous harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys fulvescens), are western, and six, armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), Baird's pocket gopher (Geomys bursairus), hispid pocket mouse (Perognathus hispidus), pygmy mouse (Baiomys taylori), jaguar (Felis onca) and ocelot (Felis pardalis) are central.
The fossil accumulation represents prey recovered from generations of ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) dung.
audubonii), black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), coyote (Canis latrans), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), black bear (Ursus americanus), ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), racoon (Procyon lotor), mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), white-tailed deer (O.
We returned at dawn of the following morning to count the number of coyote (Canis latrans), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), kit fox (Vulpes macrotis), and ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) tracks dissecting the transect.