Lycalopex gymnocercus (Pampa Fox)

Criteria met:  High volume

Principal trade term:  skins

Principal source:  wild

Top importer:  Turkey

Top Trading Partner:  Argentina

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  Least Concern

Imports of Lycalopex gymnocercus skins reported by candidate countries by source (excluding skins reported in kg), all purposes, 2006-2011 (no imports were reported 2002-2005; all imports were reported by Turkey).

In 2011, Turkey reported the import of 13 480 wild-sourced skins for commercial purposes, all originating in Argentina. Between 2010 and 2011, imports of skins increased three-fold, while the proportion of wild-sourced skins increased from 78% to 100%. No trade in L. gymnocercus to other candidate countries was reported by either candidate countries or exporters in 2011. The SRG formed a positive opinion for wild specimens from Argentina on 02/12/2008.