Alopex Kaup 1829 (Arctic fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Parent taxon: Canidae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988 and Kurten 1968

Sister taxa: Amphicyon angustidens, Atelocynus, Borophaginae, Caninae, Chailicyon, Cubacyon, Cynodictis, Cynotherium, Dusicyon, Dysodus, Gobicyon, Hesperocyoninae, Lycaon, Neovulpavus, Nyctereutes, Otocyon, Otocyoninae, Plesiocyon, Protemnocyon, Protocyon, Prototocyon, Speothos, Synagodus, Vulpes

Subtaxa: Alopex lagopus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Yukon collections), Greenland (2), Monaco (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (3: Alaska)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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