Alopex lagopus Linnaeus 1758 (Arctic fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combinations: Canis lagopus, Vulpes lagopus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Alopex according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Crile and Quiring 1940, Kurten 1968, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


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

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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