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Cacomistle
(Central American cacomistle)**
Bassariscus sumichrasti**
(SAUSSURE, 1860)


Photo by: J. Pfleiderer
 
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:05
Subspecies:01. Bassariscus sumichrasti sumichrasti - Mexico (Veracruz, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo & Campeche)
02. B.s. latrans - Mexico (Guerrero)
03. B.s. notinus - Costa Rica and Panama
04. B.s. oaxacensis - Mexico (Oaxaca)
05. B.s. variabilis - S Mexico (Chiapas), Guatemala and Belize to Costa Rica

Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
 
Range:Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Belize, Panama
Habitat:Tropical lowland wet forests
Head-Torso-Length:38 - 50 cm
Tail length:39 - 55 cm
Weight:0,7 - 1,2 kg
Food:Fruits, insects, small mammals, birds
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)
 


Current Holdings
Germany
other EAZA countries