Mammalogy Part 2

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Order Primates
Suborder Strepsirrhini
Suborder Haplorrhini
Suborder Strepsirhini
all with pseudo opposable thumbs
crescent or comma shaped nostrils
moist glandular nasal region with median cleft
Suborder Haplorhini
nostrils ovate and elliptical
nasal region not moist
no median cleft
Infraorder Catarrhini
all with opposable thumbs
Family Hominidae
gorillas, chimps, and humans
Homo sapiens
humans
Order Xenarthra
anteaters, armadillos, sloths
Family Myrmecophagidae
lesser anteater
Tamandua tetradactyla
lesser anteater
Family Dasypodidae
armadillos
Dasypus novemcinctus
Nine-banded armadillo
Order Carnivora
Family Canidae
Family Ursidae
Family Procyonidae
Family Mustelidae
Family Felidae
Family Canidae
dogs, foxes, wolves
Canis latrans
coyote
Family Ursidae
Bears
Urus americanus
black bear
Family Procyonidae
raccoons
Procyon lotor
raccoon
Bassariscus astutus
Ringtail
Nasua narica
white-nosed coati
Family Mustelidae
weasels, skunks,otters
Mustela frenata
Long-tailed weasel
Taxidea taxus
American badger
Spiogale putorius
eastern spotted skunk
Mephitis mephitis
Striped skunk
Family Felidae
cats
Felis concolor
mountain lion
Felis pardalis
ocelot
Lynx rufus
Bobcat
Order Lagomorpha
rabbits
Family Leporidae
rabbits
Lepus californicus
Black-tailed jackrabbit
Sylvilagus audubonii
Desert cottontail
Sylvilagus floridanus
Eastern Cottontail