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Bassaricyon medius  Thomas, 1909
Taxonomic Serial No.: 914144

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Western Lowland Olingo [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderCaniformia Kretzoi, 1938 – dog-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyProcyonidae Gray, 1825 – procyonids  
                                        GenusBassaricyon J. A. Allen, 1876 – Olingos  
                                           SpeciesBassaricyon medius Thomas, 1909 – Western Lowland Olingo  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Bassaricyon medius medius Thomas, 1909  
                                              Subspecies Bassaricyon medius orinomus Goldman, 1912  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Helgen, K. M., C. M. Pinto, R. Kays, L. Helgen, M. Tsuchiya, A. Quinn, D. Wilson, and J. Maldonado  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, issue 324   
  Page(s): 1-83   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2970   
  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.324.5827 available online at   
  Reference for: Bassaricyon medius, Western Lowland Olingo [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  






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