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
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A decade ago, in Antioquia, marsupials, rodents and predators, including the endangered felids Leopardus tigrinus, Puma yagouaroundi, and the recently discovered procyonid Bassaricyon neblina, were the most common mammal victims.
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.
Project submitted for funding to IUCN/SSC Mustelid, Viverrid and Procyonid Specialist Group.
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).
We also detected orthopoxvirus neutralizing antibodies in wild coatis, which is consistent with results of a previous study that described the seroprevalence of orthopoxviruses in procyonids from Mexico (9).
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.