Kit tod

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Kit tod[1]
Vulpes macrotis mutica sitting.jpg
la (San Joaquin kit fox)
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Canidae
Genus: Vulpes
Species: V. macrotis
Binomial name
Vulpes macrotis
Merriam, 1888
Kit Fox area.png
Kit tod range
Synonyms
  • arizonensis Goldman, 1931
  • arsipus Elliot, 1904
  • devius Nelson and Goldman, 1909
  • muticus Merriam, 1902
  • neomexicanus Merriam, 1903
  • nevadensis Goldman, 1931
  • tenuirostris Nelson and Goldman, 1931
  • zinseri Benson, 1938

The kit tod (Vulpes macrotis) is a tod species o North Americae. Its range is primarily in the Soothwastren Unitit States an northren an central Mexico. Some mammalogists clessify it as conspeceefic wi the swift tod, V. velox, but molecular seestematics imply that the twa species are distinct.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 532–628. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. IUCN SCC Canid Specialist Group (North America Regional Section) (2008). "Vulpes macrotis". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern