Taxon profile


Vulpes Frisch, 1775

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

Scientific synonyms

Fennecus Desmarest, 1804

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Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Vulpes alopecoides (Forsyth-Major, 1877)
species Vulpes angustidens Thenius, 1954
species Vulpes bengalensis (Shaw, 1800) - Bengal Fox
species Vulpes cana Blanford, 1877 - Blandford's Fox

Vulpes cana - Blandford's Fox

species Vulpes chama (A. Smith, 1833) - Cape Fox

Vulpes chama - Cape Fox

species Vulpes corsac (Linnaeus, 1768) - Corsac Fox

Vulpes corsac - Corsac Fox

species Vulpes ferrilata Hodgson, 1842 - Tibetan Fox
species Vulpes macrotis Merriam, 1888 - Kit Fox

Vulpes macrotis - Kit Fox

species Vulpes pallida (Cretzschmar, 1826) - Pale Fox
species Vulpes pattisoni Broom, 1948
species Vulpes praecorsac Kormos, 1932
species Vulpes praeglacialis Frisch, 1775
species Vulpes rueppelli Schinz, 1825 - Rüppel's Fox
species Vulpes skinneri Hartstone-Rose, Kuhn, Nalla, Werdelin & Berger, 2013
species Vulpes velox (Say, 1823) - Swift Fox

Vulpes velox - Swift Fox

species Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes - Red Fox

species Vulpes zerda (Zimmermann, 1780) - Fennec

Vulpes zerda - Fennec

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [593d9519-a473-45ab-b1a9-521453f75842]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Vulpes Frisch, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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extinct taxon