Taxon profile


Corsac Fox
Vulpes corsac (Linnaeus, 1768)

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

Scientific synonyms

Canis corsac
Alopex corsac

Other names

= Corsac
= Steppe fox

Least Concern LC


juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Vulpes corsac corsac (Linnaeus, 1768)
subspecies Vulpes corsac kalmykorum Ognev, 1935
subspecies Vulpes corsac turcmenicus Ognev, 1935

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305293]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Vulpes corsac (Linnaeus, 1768)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Vulpes corsac Linnaeus, 1768]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [618:steppenfuchs-vulpes-corsac&Itemid=243]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Vulpes corsac (Linnaeus, 1768)]

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