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SPECIES Cerdocyon thous

Author:Linnaeus, 1766.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 12th ed., 1: 60.
Common Name:Crab-eating Fox
Type Locality:"Surinamo" [Surinam].
Distribution:N Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (except Amazonia), Colombia, Guyanas, Suriname, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Berta (1982). Placed in Cerdocyon by Langguth (1975), Stains (1975), and Berta (1982); placed in subgenus Canis (Cerdocyon) by Van Gelder (1978). Synonyms allocated according to Berta, (1982) and Cabrera (1957).
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SUBSPECIES thous

SUBSPECIES aquilus

SUBSPECIES azarae

SUBSPECIES entrerianus

SUBSPECIES germanus

SUBSPECIES soudanicus

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