Alopex Kaup 1829 (Arctic fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative spelling: Canis (Alopex)

Parent taxon: Canidae according to R. L. Carroll 1988

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and van Gelder 1978

Sister taxa: Amphicyon angustidens, Borophaginae, Caninae, Chailicyon, Cubacyon, Cuon, Cynotherium, Dysodus, Hesperocyoninae, Hydrocyon, Icticyon, Leucocyon, Lupulella, Lupus, Lycaon, Lycorus, Megalotis, Otocyoninae, Palaeocyon, Plesiocyon, Schaeffia, Simenia, Synagodus, Thous, Vulpes

Subtaxa: Alopex praeglacialis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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