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SPECIES Lycalopex griseus

Author:Gray, 1837.
Citation:Mag. Nat. Hist. [Charlesworth's], 1: 578.
Common Name:South American Gray Fox
Type Locality:"Magellan", listed in Cabrera (1957) as "Costa del Estrecho de Magallanes" [Chile].
Distribution:Argentina (Santiago del Estero), Chile, Falkland Isls.
Status:CITES Appendix II as Pseudalopex griseus; IUCN Lower Risk (lc) as P. griseus.
Comments:Placed in Pseudalopex by Berta (1988) and Dusicyon by Cabrera (1957). Considered in Canis (Pseudalopex) by Langguth (1975), and Van Gelder (1978). Placed in Lycalopex gymnocercus by Zunino et al. (1995).
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Synonyms:

    gracilis (Burmeister, 1861)

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