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Table 2 Animal species used in traditional medicine by mestizo communities living in the area surrounding San Guillermo MaB Reserve (San Juan, Argentina)

From: Medicinal use of wild fauna by mestizo communities living near San Guillermo Biosphere Reserve (San Juan, Argentina)

Scientific name/family English name Vernacular names Threat status(IUCN Red List)
Lama guanicoe (Müller, 1776)/Camelidae Guanaco Guanaco Least concern
Lama vicugna (Molina, 1782)/Camelidae Vicuña Vicuña Least concern
Rhea pennata (d’Orbigny, 1834)/Rheidae Lesser rhea Avestruz, chure, churi, ñandú Near Threatened
Lepus europaeus (Pallas, 1778)/Leporidae European hare Liebre Least concern
Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771)/Felidae Mountain Lion Puma Least concern
Pseudalopex sp./Canidae Fox Zorro  
Conepatus chinga (Molina, 1782)/Mephitidae Molina’s hog-nosed skunk Chiñe Least concern