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Northern Raccoon
Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Procyonidae - procyonids »  genus Procyon - raccoons

Scientific synonyms

Ursus lotor Linnaeus, 1758 o

Other names

= Common Raccoon

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Baylisascaris procyonis (Stefanski & Zarnowski, 1951)

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Included taxa

Number of records: 23

subspecies Procyon lotor auspicatus Nelson, 1930 - Key Vaca Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor crassidens Hollister, 1914 - Costa Rican Raccoon

Procyon lotor crassidens - Costa Rican Raccoon

subspecies Procyon lotor elucus Bangs, 1898 - Florida Raccoon

Procyon lotor elucus - Florida Raccoon

subspecies Procyon lotor excelsus Nelson & Goldman, 1930 - Snake River Valley Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor fuscipes Mearns, 1914 - Texas Raccoon

Procyon lotor fuscipes - Texas Raccoon

subspecies Procyon lotor gloveralleni Nelson & Goldman, 1930 - Barbados Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor grinnelli Nelson & Goldman, 1930 - Baja California Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor hernandezii Wagler, 1831 - Mexican Plateau Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor hirtus Nelson & Goldman, 1930 - Upper Mississippi Valley Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor incautus Nelson, 1930 - Torch Key Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor inesperatus Nelson, 1930 - Matecumbe Key Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor insularis Merriam, 1898 - Tres Marias Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor litoreus Nelson & Goldman, 1930 - Saint Simon Island Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor lotor Linnaeus, 1758 - Eastern Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor marinus Nelson, 1930 - Ten Thousand Island Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor maynardi Bangs, 1898 - Bahaman Raccoon

Procyon lotor maynardi - Bahaman Raccoon

subspecies Procyon lotor megalodous Lowery, 1943 - Mississippi Delta Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor pacificus Merriam, 1899 - Pacific Northwest Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor pallidus Merriam, 1900 - Colorado Desert Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor psora Gray, 1842 - California Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor pumilus Miller, 1911 - Isthmanian Raccoon
subspecies Procyon lotor simus Gidley, 1906
subspecies Procyon lotor vancouverensis Nelson & Goldman, 1930 - Vancouver Island Raccoon

Procyon lotor vancouverensis - Vancouver Island Raccoon


Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305355]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Procyon lotor Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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Explanations

o original combination

i species introduced to area described by check-list

extinct taxon