Taxon profile


Vulpes zerda (Zimmermann, 1780)

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

Scientific synonyms

Canis zerda Zimmermann, 1780 o
Fennecus zerda (Zimmermann, 1780) Desmarest, 1804

Other names

= Fennec Fox

Least Concern


juvenile animal


Vulpes zerda - Fennec

Author: Pavel Zuber

Vulpes zerda - Fennec

Author: Pavel Zuber

Vulpes zerda - Fennec

Author: Pavel Zuber

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Jaculus jaculus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lesser Egyptian Jerboa, Scincus albifasciatus Boulenger, 1890

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Vulpes zerda Zimmermann, 1780]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [98:wuestenfuchs-vulpes-zerda&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 zerda (Zimmermann, 1780)]

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o original combination