Procyon lotor (carnivore)

Mass: 5.5 kg based on Bellows and Mitchell 2002, Okabe and Agetsuma 2007, Pitt et al. 2006, and Layne 1958

Diet: carnivore-granivore based on Azevedo et al. 2006; invertivore-frugivore based on Schoonover and Marshall 1951

Abundance: 0.01 to 46.30% (median 1.85%)

Latitudinal range: 8.7° to 54.3°

Habitats: (50), Mediterranean woodland (2), desert/xeric shrubland (3), mangrove (2), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (29), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (10), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (4)

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Found in 100 samples

Canada: Lindsay, Canadian National Railway (spring), Canadian National Railway (summer), Canadian National Railway (fall), Canadian National Railway (winter), Keffer (Midden 57, screened), Keffer (Midden 57, floated), Grassy Bay, Irving-Johnston, Caverne de la Mine (lower infill), Caverne de la Mine (upper infill), St. Brieux (winter 2011), St. Brieux (spring 2012), Roussillon, Québec

Costa Rica: San Juan–La Selva Biological Corridor, Pacuare Nature Reserve, Piedras Blancas National Park

Germany: Havelland, Lower Oder Valley

Japan: Fujiyoshida City, Obihiro (wildlife overpass)

Mexico: La Reserva Natural Sierra Nanchititla, Estación Científica Las Joyas, Tolistoque (rainy season), Huasabas-Sahuaripa Region, Pastorías (lluvias), Pastorías (secas), San Juan Bautista Cuicatlán (lluvias), Reserva de la Biosfera La Encrucijada (secas), Reserva de la Biosfera La Encrucijada (lluvias), Schroeder Site (Structure 1), Xalapa, Sierra Region (secondary forest), Sierra Region (oil palm)

Panama: Ecoparque Panama

United States: Memphis, Salt Pond Mountain, Haw River, Rocky River, Richlands, Fayette County, Capay, Raleigh-Durham, North of the Michigamme Reservoir, Kleberg County, The Wilds, Daniel Boone Field Station (agricultural), Daniel Boone Field Station (riparian), Blue Grass Army Depot, Ardis, Vess Cave, Golf Course, Ripplemead, Bat Cave, Bluegrass (macro), Bluegrass (micro), Scripps Poway Parkway (Feature E), Dust Cave (Zones T and U), Spring Creek, Hulme Site, Lower Walnut Settlement, McKinley Site (Zone A), McKinley Site (Zone B), Angel Site (Subdivision W10D), Taddlock, Fort Center Mound A, McLelland, Joe Clark, Croley-Evans, Watson Brake (6.4 mm fraction), Cadwalader, Mykut Rockshelter, Black Cat Cave (interior), Black Cat Cave (Test Unit 1), Harris Creek, Weber I (Middle Archaic), Garden Creek Mound No. 2, Hobson Site, Edwin Harness Mound, Hale Farm, Guard, Prison Farm, Pine Hill, Cole Gravel Pit, Scovill, Robinson Cave, Meyer Cave, Polecat Creek (alluvial gravel), Prairie Creek (Zone C), Prairie Creek (Zone B), Natural Chimneys, Flagg Swamp Rockshelter (Archaic), Newins-Ziegler Woods, Student Agricultural Gardens, Bull Neck Swamp Research Forest, Trail of Tears State Forest, Black Mountain Open Space Park, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (logs, feature), Nugget Canyon, West of US 287

Size measurements:
♀ body mass4475 kgN = 6Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♀ body mass5000 kgN = 15Okabe and Agetsuma 2007
♀ body mass5800 kgN = 14Pitt et al. 2006
♂ body mass4815 kgN = 10Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ body mass5200 kgN = 9Okabe and Agetsuma 2007
♂ body mass6700 kgN = 21Pitt et al. 2006
body mass4990 kgN = 5Layne 1958
♀ total body length758 mmN = 6Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ total body length819 mmN = 10Bellows and Mitchell 2002
total body length775.2 mmN = 5Layne 1958
♀ tail length241 mmN = 6Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ tail length232 mmN = 10Bellows and Mitchell 2002
tail length271.8 mmN = 5Layne 1958
♀ hind foot length108 mmN = 6Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ hind foot length110 mmN = 10Bellows and Mitchell 2002
hind foot length106.2 mmN = 5Layne 1958
♀ ear length48 mmN = 6Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ ear length50 mmN = 10Bellows and Mitchell 2002
skull length110.5 mmN = 4Layne 1958
condylobasal length105.4 mmN = 4Layne 1958
skull width69.4 mmN = 4Layne 1958
upper tooth row length40.4 mmN = 4Layne 1958

See also Procyon, Procyon cancrivorus