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Lycalopex  Burmeister, 1854
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726244

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pseudalopex Burmeister, 1856
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderCaniformia Kretzoi, 1938 – dog-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyCanidae Fischer, 1817 – coyotes, dogs, foxes, jackals, wolves  
                                        GenusLycalopex Burmeister, 1854  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Lycalopex culpaeus (Molina, 1782) – Culpeo 
                                           Species Lycalopex fulvipes (Martin, 1837) – Darwin's Fox 
                                           Species Lycalopex gymnocercus (G. Fischer, 1814) – Pampas Fox 
                                           Species Lycalopex sechurae (Thomas, 1900) – Sechuran Fox 
                                           Species Lycalopex vetulus (Lund, 1842) – Hoary Fox 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Prevosti, Francisco J., Valentina Segura, Guillermo Cassini, and Gabriel M. Martin  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revision of the Systematic Status of Patagonian and Pampean Gray Foxes (Canidae: Lycalopex griseus and L. gymnocercus) Using 3D Geometric Morphometrics   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mastozoologia Neotropical, vol. 20, no. 2   
  Page(s): 289-300   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0327-9383   
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  Reference for: Lycalopex   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Lycalopex   

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  Comment: Comments: Revised by Zunino et al. (1995). Also see comments under Dusicyon. Although combining taxa included here with Dusicyon would not be in conflict with Berta (1987, 1988), her analyses suggested that other genera, now extinct, are more closely related to Dusicyon. Berta (1987, 1988) presented derived features that would support a single origin for those taxa recognized here in Lycalopex (=Pseudalopex), which would also agree with Cabrera (1957) and Stains (1975). A detailed comparative morphol...  



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