Definition of 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 Procyonidae
Literary usage of Procyonidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Fossil procyonidae.—In addition to several of the existing genera, the remains are known of various extinct forms of procyonidae. ..."
2. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"... are fossiliferous beds in which certain procyonidae and ... and the procyonidae in almost every detail of the perfectly preserved dentition ..."
3. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"529), The dentition resembled that of the latter, with several differences, which were all changes toward the procyonidae. All the cusps were lower and ..."
4. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"Proportional Length of the Teeth in procyonidae and Otocyon. Length The teeth of Nasua and Procyon are larger (and notably thicker) than those of Otocyon ..."
5. 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 ..."