Taxon profile


Culpeo Fox
Lycalopex culpaeus (Molina, 1782)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Canidae - dogs and allies »  genus Lycalopex

Scientific synonyms

Pseudalopex culpaeus (Molina, 1782)
Dusicyon culpaeus

Other names

= Culpeo

Least Concern LC


Lycalopex culpaeus - Culpeo Fox

Author: Petr Baum

Taxon in country check-lists*

South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru

* List of countries might not be complete


Intertaxon relationships

prey: Abrocoma bennettii Waterhouse, 1837 - Bennett's Chinchilla Rat

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [6929]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Lycalopex culpaeus Molina, 1782]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Lycalopex culpaeus Molina, 1782]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Pseudalopex culpaeus (Molina, 1782)]

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