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SPECIES Lycalopex culpaeus

Author:Molina, 1782.
Citation:Sagg. Stor. Nat. Chile: 293.
Common Name:Culpeo
Type Locality:"Chili" restricted by Cabrera (1931) to "the Santiago Province."
Distribution:Argentina (Tierra del Fuego), Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.
Status:CITES Appendix II as Pseudalopex culpaeus; IUCN Lower Risk (lc) as P. culpaeus.
Comments:Revised by Zunino et al. (1995). Placed in Pseudalopex by Berta (1987, 1988); and in Dusicyon by Cabrera (1957). Considered in Canis (Pseudalopex) by Langguth (1975), Clutton-Brock et al. (1976), and Van Gelder (1978). Includes culpaeolus (part) and inca (part) mismatched skin and skull (Langguth, 1967). Reviewed by Novaro (1997). Synonyms allocated according to Cabrera (1957), Zunino et al. (1995), and Novaro (1997).
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SUBSPECIES culpaeus

SUBSPECIES andinus

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SUBSPECIES magellanicus

SUBSPECIES reissii

SUBSPECIES smithersi

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