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Vulpes vulpes  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180604

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Canis vulpes Linnaeus, 1758
  Common Name(s): Red Fox [English]
    renard roux [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderCaniformia Kretzoi, 1938 – dog-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyCanidae Fischer, 1817 – coyotes, dogs, foxes, jackals, wolves  
                                        GenusVulpes Frisch, 1775 – kit foxes, red foxes  
                                           SpeciesVulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) – Red Fox, renard roux  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes abietorum Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes alascensis Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes alpherakyi Satunin, 1906  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes anatolica Thomas, 1920  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes arabica Thomas, 1902  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes atlantica (Wagner, 1841)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes bangsi Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes barbara (Shaw, 1800)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes beringiana (Middendorff, 1875)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes cascadensis Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes caucasica Dinnik, 1914  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes crucigera (Bechstein, 1789)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes daurica Ognev, 1931  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes deletrix Bangs, 1898  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes dolichocrania Ognev, 1926  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes dorsalis (J. E. Gray, 1838)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes flavescens J. E. Gray, 1843  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes fulvus (Desmarest, 1820)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes griffithi Blyth, 1854  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes harrimani Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes hoole Swinhoe, 1870  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes ichnusae Miller, 1907  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes indutus Miller, 1907  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes jakutensis Ognev, 1923  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes japonica J. E. Gray, 1868  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes karagan (Erxleben, 1777)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes kenaiensis Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes kurdistanica Satunin, 1906  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes macroura Baird, 1852  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes montana (Pearson, 1836)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes necator Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes niloticus (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes ochroxantha Ognev, 1926  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes palaestina Thomas, 1920  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes peculiosa Kishida, 1924  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes pusilla Blyth, 1854  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes regalis Merriam, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes rubricosa Bangs, 1898  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes schrencki Kishida, 1924  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes silacea Miller, 1907  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes splendidissima Kishida, 1924  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes stepensis Brauner, 1914  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes tobolica Ognev, 1926  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes tschiliensis Matschie, 1907  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)  

  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes    
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Red Fox[English], renard roux [French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Larivière, Serge, and Maria Pasitschniak-Arts  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Vulpes vulpes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 537   
  Page(s): 11   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-3519   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes, Red Fox [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Vulpes vulpes   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Alaska, Native  



  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix III (India) as V. vulpes griffithi, V. v. montana and V. v. pusilla; IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Reviewed by Larivière and Pasitschniak (1996). Synonyms allocated according to Larivière and Pasitschniak (1996)  



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