Pet dogs, kinkajous and other procyonids
, and skunks (host of a related Baylisascaris species) (1), which might be kept as exotic pets, should receive routine veterinary care, including regular dewormings and periodic fecal examinations.
In some regions of Brazil, as the Pantanal in Mato Grosso do Sul, the role of procyonids in maintaining T.
The biological sample collection and search for parasites in procyonids were authorized by the System for Authorization and Information on Biodiversity from the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity (SISBIO/ICMBIO, protocol 30710-1).
Biologic samples were obtained by convenience from free-living procyonids and animals kept in captivity in wildlife refuges and zoobotanical parks in the states of Amapa and Para (Figure 1).
The procyonids were identified according to the characteristics described in the Neotropical Rainforest Mammals field guide (EMMONS & FEER, 1997) and were classified according to the type of habitat into group A (captive animals) and group B (free-living animals).
Status survey and conservation action plan for Procyonids
This is the case of many small cats, the procyonids Nasuella olivacea, Bassaricyon alleni, and B.
A similar problem also face the procyonids Procyon insularis, Nasua nelsoni (Cuaron et al.
There is disagreement about the occurrence of some species, with the following listed: three or four canids [bush dog (Speothos venaticus), maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus), crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous), pampas fox (Pseudalopex gymnocercus)], two procyonids
[South American coati (Nasua nasua), crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus)], four or five mustelids [tayra (Eira barbara), lesser grison (Galictis cuja) long-tailed otter (Lontra longicaudus), giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus chinga)], and, five to eight felids [jaguar (Panthera onca), puma (Puma concolor), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), margay (L.