Preferred Scientific Name; Lycalopex griseus. Preferred Common Name; South American gray fox. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom: Metazoa. Lycalopex griseus is listed on the IUCN red list with the lowest risk status ‘least concern’. In and it was listed as vulnerable. \r\n. Learn more about the South American grey fox – with amazing South American grey fox videos, photos and facts on Arkive.

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Scientific names used in this species profile are faithful to the information given in the sources. Johnson, Key Behaviors terricolous nocturnal motile sedentary solitary territorial social Communication and Perception Perception Channels tactile chemical Food Habits Argentine gray foxes are omnivorous and diet changes seasonally. Conepatus Hog-nosed skunks Molina’s ylcalopex skunk C. South American gray fox [1] Conservation status.

Falkland Islands State of the Environment Report Found in coastal areas between 30 and 40 degrees latitude, in areas with a Mediterranean climate. Click on the name for additional informations. Sunda stink badger M.

The commercial use of the chilla in South America is considerable; most fox skins originate from Argentina or are shipped via Argentina. Australian sea lion N. The South American gray fox was introduced to the Falkland Islands in the late s griseud s and is still present in quite large numbers on Beaver and Weddell Islands plus several smaller islands.


Alcuni esemplari, tuttavia, sono stati rinvenuti anche a m di quota [2]. Biological Conservation 26 Only Editorial Filters by editorial images, which excludes images with model releases. Hunting is banned year-round in some areas. After a gestation period of two months, two to four kits are born in a den.

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lyalopex Chilla Fox Lycalopex griseus sleeping while guarding her cubs. Tuttavia, non sappiamo se queste cifre siano state esagerate o se in esse siano state erroneamente conteggiate anche pelli appartenenti ad altri cerdocionini. Hoary fox Pseudalopex vetulus. There is an important pelt trade in South America. The diet of D.

The chilla is considered a voracious predator of livestock, poultry and game in some areas eg: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a lycapopex. Family Canidae includes dogs Atelocynus Short-eared dog A. Informations on Lycalopex griseus has been recorded for the following locations. Si incontra solitamente ad altitudini minori del culpeo L.

Lycalopex griseus

This beautiful fox is also known as the gray zorro and is primarily found in Argentina and Chile. In Argentina it occurs in the western and southern arid and semi-arid regions of the country. X Close Image credit.

They are therefore probably important in limiting pest populations. In dunes near seas and oceans this is compounded by the influence of salt in the air and soil. Lycalopex griseus is nocturnal. You can also switch to view results based on popularity or best match.


In South America it includes the scrub ecotone between forest and paramo.

South American gray fox

Explicit use of et al. The accepted name of the chilla or Patagonian fox is Lycalopex griseus ; it was previously Pseudalopex griseus and previous to that Dusicyon griseus Otley et al.

Ecosystem Roles The Argentine gray fox helps to control small mammal and bird populations. The former consumes a greater proportion of lycxlopexand arthropods make a significant portion of its diet, while the culpeo tends to consume larger prey, including the non-native European hare which has been introduced into Chile.

Menu di navigazione Strumenti personali Accesso non effettuato discussioni contributi registrati entra. Scat analysis confirmed that they do take chickens Silva-Rodriguez et al. Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs. Ailurus Red panda A. American Society of Mammalogists.