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Central American Cacomistle

Bassariscus sumichrasti (Saussure 1860)

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Bassariscus sumichrasti (Central American Cacomistle) is a species of mammals in the family raccoons. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to The Neotropics. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals are known to live for 276 months and can grow to 423.73 mm. They rely on running to move around.

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  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Central American Cacomistle. View this species on GBIF