Procyonidae — Literature

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  • Fulton, T.L. and C. Strobeck. 2007. Novel phylogeny of the raccoon family (Procyonidae: Carnivora) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA evidence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 1171-1177.
  • Helgen, K.M., R. Kays, L.E. Helgen, et al. 2009. Taxonomic boundaries and geographic distributions revealed by an integrative systematic overview of the mountain coatis, Nasuella (Carnivora: Procyonidae). Small Carnivore Conservation 41: 65-74.
  • Kays, R. 2009. Family Procyonidae (Raccoons). Pp. 504-530 in: Wilson, D.E. & Mittermeier, R.A., eds. Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 1. Carnivores. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
  • Koepfli, K.P., M.E. Gompper, E. Eizirik, et al. 2007. Phylogeny of the Procyonidae (Mammalia: Carnivora): molecules, morphology, and the Great American Interchange. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 1076–1095.
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. 2142


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