Procyon lotor

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Noun1.Procyon lotor - North American raccoonProcyon lotor - North American raccoon    
racoon, raccoon - an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America
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Prevalence of lineage formation in the raccoon, Procyon lotor, over space and time in varied habitats in Southwestern Tennessee.
Abundancia relativa: Las especies con mayor abundancia relativa en ambas temporadas fueron el mapache Procyon lotor (IAR = 4.35, N = 493) y el coati Nasua narica (IAR = 3.91, N = 444), seguidas del tlacuache cuatro ojos Philander opossum (IAR = 2.04, N = 232), el tepezcuintle Cuniculus paca (IAR = 1.89, N = 215), el tlacuache Didelphis marsupialis (IAR = 1.67, N = 190) y el armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus (IAR = 1.02, N = 116) (Cuadro 1).
procyonis is a roundworm parasite of the North American raccoon (Procyon lotor), the definitive host.
Northern raccoons Procyon lotor (hereafter referred to as raccoons) are a common mammalian mesocarnivore in the United States (US) (Lotze and Anderson 1979).
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).
Raccoons (Procyon lotor) make excellent organisms to test this hypothesis.
Observations on the seasonal prevalence, pathology and transmission of Dracunculus insignis(Nematoda: Dracunculoidea) in the raccoon (Procyon lotor (L.) in Ontario.
Coyote, bobcat, raccoon (Procyon lotor), Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), and cottontails (Sylvilagus spp.) make up a group of medium-sized mammals that occur sympatrically throughout their respective ranges.
Movement between aquatic and terrestrial environments is not without risk, however, as turtles are subject to predation by raccoons (Procyon lotor) and other animals (Rathbun et al., 2002).
-- Alectoris chukar, Alectoris rufa, Alectoris, barbara, Alectoris philbyi), francolins (Francolinus francolinus), hares (Lepus europaeus), mouflons (Ovis orientalis, Ovis gmelini, Ovis musimon, Ovis ammon), raccoons (Procyon lotor), opossums (Didelphis virginiana, and Trichosurus vulpecula) and badgers (Meles meles and Memphitis memphitis).