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SPECIES Nasua narica

Author:Linnaeus, 1766.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 12th ed., 1: 64.
Common Name:White-nosed Coati
Type Locality:"America", restricted by Allen (1879) to "Veracruz, Mexico"; Hershkovitz (1951) further restricted it to "Achotal, Isthmus of Techuantpec, Vera Cruz."
Distribution:Belize, Colombia (Gulf of Uraba), Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico (except Baja California), Nicaragua, Panama, USA (S Arizona and SW New Mexico).
Status:CITES Appendix III (Honduras) as Nasua narica; IUCN Endangered as N. nelsoni, Lower Risk (lc) as N. narica.
Comments:Includes nelsoni (Decker, 1991). Reviewed by Gompper (1995), from which synonyms are allocated.
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SUBSPECIES narica

SUBSPECIES molaris

SUBSPECIES nelsoni

SUBSPECIES yucatanica

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