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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Lycalopex griseus

Breeding season Breeding occurs from August through October. Alcuni autori non riconoscono nessuna sottospecie [1] ; altri, invece, ne riconoscono fino a un massimo di quattro [4]. Deep snowfall can depress population levels, but recovery is usually speedy.

Sign in to our Contributor site. 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. The long, bushy tail has a dark dorsal stripe and dark tip with a paler, mottled underside. Data related to Pseudalopex at Wikispecies. Verso il tale numero scese a circa X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

South American Foxes” On-line. It evolved into its current form about 1 or 2 million years ago Johnson, Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only. Shooting, poison, dogs, snares and foothold traps are all used on the fox. Talvolta un’altra femmina aiuta la coppia nell’allevamento dei piccoli, e di rado i maschi si accoppiano con due femmine.


Conepatus Hog-nosed skunks Molina’s hog-nosed skunk C. Both males and females are active in caring for the lycalopx. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.

Lycalopex griseus (South American gray fox)

The enigma of guanacos in the Falkland Islands: Grey fox Lycalopex griseus looking to the camera with defocused background. Johnson, ; Yahnke, grlseus Family Canidae includes dogs Atelocynus Short-eared dog A.

Positive There is an important pelt trade in South America. Argentine gray fox Facebook. Journal of Biogeography J. Iteroparous animals must, by definition, survive over multiple seasons or periodic condition changes. It is endemic to the southern part of South America.

Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. The limbs are tawny and the thighs are crossed by a dark bar.

In Argentina, this species inhabits the western semiarid region of the country, from the Andean spurs ca. IUCN, Pgg.


Natural History The South American gray fox Lycalopex griseusalso known as the Patagonian fox, the chilla or the gray zorro, is a species of Lycalopex, the “false” foxes. Southern spotted skunk S. Details of Lycalopex griseus in information. As in all mammals, the female nurses the young, although there are not good data on lactation in this species. The South American gray fox occurs in a variety of habitats, from the warm, arid scrublands of the Argentine uplands and the cold, arid Patagonian steppe to the forests of southernmost Chile.

Gli esemplari adulti sono lunghi, dalla punta del muso alla base della coda, cm, e hanno una coda di cm.

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Angolan slender mongoose G. Insects, mussels, plants and berries and rat were also found in examined fox faeces and digestive tracts Otley et al. Cystophora Hooded seal C. We couldn’t load this image at grieus moment.

Already have an account? The chilla generally inhabits plains and low mountains but has been reported to occur as high as to meters Marquet et al.