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Procyon rexroadensis Hibbard 1941 (raccoon)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50732

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1941. New Mammals from the Rexroad Fauna, Upper Pliocene of Kansas. American Midland Naturalist 26(2):337-368

Belongs to Procyon according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Procyon (Euprocyon), Procyon (Procyon), Procyon cancrivorus, Procyon lotor

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rexroad KU Locality 3, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Rexroad Formation of Kansas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 10.2 x 10.0, M1 10.4 x 11.6, M2 7.77 x 9.53, p4 8.60 x 5.75, m1 12.5 x 7.6, m2 11.7 x 6.5