How is a raccoon classified?

This is the scientific classification of the raccoon:Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Carnivora

Family: Procyonidae

Genus: Procyon

Species: P. lotor

Binomial name Procyon lotor


While classified as a carnivore, raccoons have an omnivorus diet. They eat a variety of plants and animals.