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SPECIES Nyctereutes procyonoides

Author:Gray, 1834.
Citation:Illustr. Indian Zool, 2: pl. 1.
Common Name:Raccoon dog
Type Locality:Unknown; restricted to "vicinity of Canton, China" by G. M. Allen (1938).
Distribution:China, Japan, Mongolia, North and South Korea, Russia. Introduced into Europe and now found in: Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Ward and Wurster-Hill (1990). Synonyms allocated according to Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951). Introduced populations in Europe.
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SUBSPECIES procyonoides

SUBSPECIES koreensis

SUBSPECIES orestes

SUBSPECIES ussuriensis

SUBSPECIES viverrinus

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