Bassaricyon gabbii

Bassaricyon gabbii (*)

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 gabbii


Bassaricyon gabbii J.A.Allen, 1876

Vernacular names
English: Bushy-tailed Olingo
Nederlands: Gabbi's slankbeer
Polski: Olingo puszystoogonowy


The Bushy-tailed Olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii), or Gabbi's Olingo or simply Olingo, was the first species of olingo to be discovered.[citation needed] Like other olingos, it is from Central and South America, where it is known from Nicaragua to Ecuador.[1] The body is colored brown or grey-brown and is darker at the center of the back. The underparts are lighter creamy. Ears are shorter and rounded and the tail is long, bushy and non-prehensile. Legs are short with short claws. The weight is usually 1.2-1.4 kg, length of head-body is 360-420 mm with a tail of 380-480 mm


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

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