Procyon lotor gloveralleni (Nelson & Goldman, 1930:453)

Barbados raccoon



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Procyon gloveralleni Nelson & Goldman, 1930:453 (basionym/protonym)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1964

IUCN RedList status: Synonym of Procyon lotor



Barbados, Lesser Antilles, West Indies


Biology & Ecology




MCZ 18951 (juvenile male; skin and skull)






Original scientific description:

Nelson, E. W. and Goldman, E. A. (1930). Six New Raccoons of the Procyon lotor Group. Journal of Mammalogy (7) 4: 453-459.


Other references:

Glatson, Angela R. (compiler). (1994). The Red Panda, Olingos, Coatis, Raccoons, and Their Relatives: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan for Procyonids and Ailurids. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. viii + 103 pp.

Goldman, E. A. 1950. Raccoons of North and Middle America. North American Fauna, 60:1-153.

Hall, E. R. 1981. The mammals of North America. Second ed. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1:1-600 + 90, 2:601-1181 + 90.

Helgen, K.M. and Wilson, D.E. 2003. Taxonomic status and conservation relevance of the raccoons (Procyon spp.) of the West Indies. Journal of Zoology (London) 259(1): 69-76.

Timm, R., Cuarón, A.D., Reid, F., Helgen, K. & González-Maya, J.F. 2016. Procyon lotor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T41686A45216638. Downloaded on 22 March 2017.


<< Back to the Carnivora database