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Procyon cancrivorus Cuvier 1798 (crab eating raccoon)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232926

Alternative combination: Ursus cancrivorus

Belongs to Procyon according to J. E. A. Bertram and A. A. Biewener 1990

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 133.3, femur diameter 12.3, humerus length 115.7, humerus diameter 12.3, radius length 112.3, radius diameter 6.90, tibia length 136.2, tibia diameter 12.2, ulna length 140.0

Estimated body mass: 9.74 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length