Vulpes macrotis


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Related to Vulpes macrotis: Vulpes velox, Swift fox
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small grey fox of southwestern United States

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These typical nocturnal mammals include Urocyon cineroargenteus (gray foxes), Vulpes macrotis (desert kit foxes), Canis latrans (coyotes), Lynx rufus (bobcats), Odocoileus hemionus (mule deer), and Felis concolor (mountain lion) (Eifert and Eifert 2000).
Endoparasites of the kit fox, Vulpes macrotis (Carnivora:Canidae) from New Mexico, U.
Within the Canidae, coyotes kill sympatric fox species (Urocyon cinereoargenteus, Vulpes macrotis, V.
1993), kit fox Vulpes macrotis (Ralls & Smith 2004), small spotted genets Genetta genetta (Espirito-Santo et al.
By comparison, the range (in mm) in length of femur in a few available comparative specimens of recent foxes was: Urocyon cinereoargenteus, 112-122 (n = 3); Vulpes vulpes, 115-130 (n = 2); Vulpes velox, 101-108 (n = 3); Vulpes macrotis, 94-96 (n = 2).
The species was delisted on the basis that a valid subspecific variation did not exist, supported by Hall's statement that Vulpes velox was conspecific with Vulpes macrotis (Hall 1981).
Status of the San Joaquin kit fox, Vulpes macrotis mutica, at the Bethany wind turbine generating (WTG) project site, Alameda County, California.