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Vulpes lagopus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 622025

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Alopex lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Canis lagopus Linnaeus, 1758
  Common Name(s): Blue Fox [English]
    Ice Fox [English]
    Polar Fox [English]
    White Fox [English]
    Arctic Fox [English]
  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 lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Blue Fox, Ice Fox, Polar Fox, White Fox, Arctic Fox  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes lagopus beringensis Merriam, 1902  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes lagopus fuliginosus (Bechstein, 1799)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes lagopus lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                              Subspecies Vulpes lagopus pribilofensis Merriam, 1902  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rice, Dale W.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4   
  Page(s): ix + 231   
  Publisher: The Society for Marine Mammalogy   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-03-4   
  Reference for: Vulpes lagopus   
  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 lagopus, Arctic Fox [English]   

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



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Alopex lagopus  
    Comments: Viable hybrids have been recorded between V. lagopus and V. vulpes (Chiarelli, 1975). Synonyms allocated according to Audet et al. (2002)  



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