Darwin's fox

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Darwin's fox[1]
Pseudalopex fulvipes.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Lycalopex
Species:
L. fulvipes
Binomial name
Lycalopex fulvipes
(Martin, 1837)
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Darwin's fox range
Synonyms
  • lagopus (Molina, 1782)

The Darwin's fox or Darwin's zorro (Lycalopex fulvipes) is a type of canid from the genus Lycalopex. It lives in Nahuelbuta National Park in the Araucanía Region, the Valdivian Coastal Range in the Los Ríos Region in Chile and Chiloé Island. It weighs 1.8 to 3.95 kg (4.0 to 8.7 lb). Its tail is 17.5 to 25.5 cm (7 to 10 in) long.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Silva-Rodríguez, E; Farias, A.; Moreira-Arce, D.; Cabello, J.; Hidalgo-Hermoso, E.; Lucherini, M. & Jiménez, J. (2016). "Lycalopex fulvipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T41586A85370871.
  3. Silva-Rodríguez, E; Farias, A.; Moreira-Arce, D.; Cabello, J.; Hidalgo-Hermoso, E.; Lucherini, M. & Jiménez, J. (2016). "Lycalopex fulvipes".CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. Wozencraft, C. W. (2005). "Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference". ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.