Definition of Family procyonidae
1. Noun. Raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Carnivora, Order Carnivora
Member holonyms: Procyonid, Genus Procyon, Procyon, Bassariscidae, Subfamily Bassariscidae, Bassariscus, Genus Bassariscus, Genus Potos, Potos, Genus Nasua, Nasua, Ailurus, Genus Ailurus, Ailuropoda, Genus Ailuropoda
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Procyonidae
Literary usage of Family procyonidae
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1. The Mammals of Colorado: An Account of the Several Species Found Within the by Edward Royal Warren (1910)
"... PAGE family procyonidae . . . . .218 Key of the Genera of Procyonidae . .218 Family Ursidae . . . . . 222 Family Canidae ..... 233 Key of the Genera of ..."
2. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"The family Procyonidae includes a member of omnivorous specializations from the central phylum now represented by the Canidae. All of them are arboreal, ..."
3. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"Very interesting is the beginning of the raccoon family (Procyonidae) or, at least, what is believed to be such, which arose from a branch of the dogs; ..."