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Probassariscus Merriam 1911 (procyonid carnivore)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Procyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41261

Synonym: Rhapsodus Linares 1981 (taxon 51343)

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1911. Tertiary Mammal Beds Of Virgin Valley and Thousand Creek In Northwestern Nevada. Part II.-Vertebrate Faunas. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 6(11):199-304

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

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

Subtaxa: Probassariscus matthewi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore