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Protoprocyon Linares 1981 (procyonid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41263

Synonym: Lichnocyon Baskin 1982 (taxon 47662)

Full reference: O. J. Linares. 1981. Tres nuevos carnivoros Procionidos fósiles del Mioceno de Norte y Sudamerica. Ameghiniana 18(3-4):113-121

Parent taxon: Procyonini according to J. A. Baskin 2004

Sister taxa: Amphinasua, Arctonasua, Bassariscus, Brachynasua, Chapalmalania, Cyonasua, Edaphocyon, Nasua, Paranasua, Probassariscus, Procyon

Subtaxa: Protoprocyon savagei

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Type: Protoprocyon savagei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore