Bassaricyon beddardi

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Caniformia
Familia: Procyonidae
Subfamilia: Potosinae
Genus: Bassaricyon
Species: Bassaricyon beddardi

Name

Bassaricyon beddardi Pocock, 1921

References

* Bassaricyon beddardi Report on ITIS

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Beddard's Olingo
Português: Olingo-da-Guiana

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Beddard's Olingo, Bassaricyon beddardi, is an olingo species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela. Olingos are similar to the kinkajou (genus Potos); however, they lack a prehensile tail, and are not closely related. Their tails are bushier and have faint black bands, like most other procyonids. Olingos have a body length of 36–48 cm (14–19 in); the tail is of similar length, being 40–48 cm (16–19 in).

References

1. ^ Reid, F. & Helgen, K. (2008). Bassaricyon beddardi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 January 2009.

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