Vulpes lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraCanidaeVulpes

  • 8,997

    Occurrences
  • 4

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Vulpes lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

  • Arctic Fox eng
  • blue fox eng
  • ice fox eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Canis lagopus Linnaeus, 1758

Habitat

Terrestrial, Marine

Threat status

Critically endangered

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Carnivora
family
Canidae
genus
Vulpes
species
Vulpes lagopus
 
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Type Specimen

Bibliography

Rice, Dale W. (1998) Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4

Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. (2005) Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.