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MammalBase - Accepted taxon: Vulpes lagopus

Accepted taxon: Vulpes lagopus


Accepted taxon: Vulpes lagopus
Taxon: Vulpes lagopus
Rank: Species
Higher Classification: CARNIVORA | CANIFORMIA | Canidae | Vulpes
Reference: Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), JHU Press, 2005.

Fig.1 - Ternary plot of the proximate analysis for the Vulpes lagopus diet.
CF (Crude Fibre) 1, ASH (Ash contents) 6, NFE (Nitrogen-Free-Extract) 5, CP (Crude Protein) 36, EE (Ether Extract) 11. See details for the calculations in Lintulaakso, K., Tatti, N. and Žliobaitė, I., 2022. Quantifying mammalian diets. Mammalian Biology, pp.1-15. [DOI]


Table 1. List of Diet Items for Vulpes lagopus.
TSN Complete name Part Ratio a. Reference(s)
Vertebrata CARRION 15.68 Damuth, J…
Arvicolinae WHOLE 13.54 Damuth, J…
Aves WHOLE 12.51 Damuth, J…
Mammalia WHOLE 11.24 Grzimek,B…
Osteichthyes WHOLE 8.61 Grzimek,B…
Lepus WHOLE 8.04 Damuth, J…
Phoca hispida WHOLE 7.11 Grzimek,B…
Arthropoda WHOLE 6.86 Grzimek,B…
Mammalia CARRION 5.93 Reid,F., …
Animalia WHOLE 4.44 Reid,F., …
Vertebrata EGGS 2.54 Damuth, J…
Magnoliopsida FRUIT 2.01 Damuth, J…
Aves EGGS 1.48 Reid,F., …

a. Standardized values. See details for the calculations in Lintulaakso, K., Tatti, N. and Žliobaitė, I., 2022. Quantifying mammalian diets. Mammalian Biology, pp.1-15. [DOI]


Table 2. List of Standard Traits for Vulpes lagopus.
Trait Selected Value All Value(s) Reference(s)
Dietary category: Eisenberg 1981 Carnivore Carnivore A. R. Fri…
Dietary category: Miljutin 2009 Animalivore Animalivore A. R. Fri…
Locomotion: Eisenberg 1981 Terrestrial Terrestrial John L. G…
Temporal habits arrhythmic arrhythmic John L. G…

Table 3. List of Standard Measurements for Vulpes lagopus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
Body Mass (BM) nan g - - - - 1,400 - 9,400 - Freudenth…

Table 4. List of other Measurements b. for Vulpes lagopus.
Measurement Location Unit n Total n Unknown n Female n Male Min Mean Max SD Reference(s)
OPD (l) n/a 3 3 - - - 34 - - Evans, Al…
OPD (u) n/a 3 3 - - - 55 - - Evans, Al…
BMR (kJ/h) nan kJ/h - - - - - 43 - - McNab, B.…

b. other Measurements. Source Measurements which are not listed on or mapped with the Standard Traits..


Table 5. List of Data Sources for Vulpes lagopus.
Taxon Reference Match Status
Alopex lagopus Gittleman,J. L., 1985, Carnivore body size: ecological and taxonomic correlates, Oecologia 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus Friscia,AR, 2006, An ecomorphological analysis of extant small carnivorans, Journal of zoology 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus Damuth, J. 2010. ABSOLUT 6 a mammalian database compiled by the national center for ecological analysis and synthesis (NCEAS ) workshop on mammalian communities. 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus Evans, Alistair R., Gregory P. Wilson, Mikael Fortelius, and Jukka Jernvall. “High-Level Similarity of Dentitions in Carnivorans and Rodents.” Nature 445, no. 7123 (December 13, 2006): 78–81. doi:10.1038/nature05433. 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus Reid,F., 2006, Peterson field guide to mammals of North America, 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus Grzimek,B., 2003, Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Mammals I-V, 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus Nowak,R. M., 1991, Walker's mammals of the world, 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Alopex lagopus McNab, B.K., 2008. An analysis of the factors that influence the level and scaling of mammalian BMR. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 151(1), pp.5-28. 150: Genus synonym, same species epithet Verified - Accepted
Vulpes lagopus DeMers, A.C., 2023. Functional Significance of the Mandible, Tooth Roots, and Tooth Crowns, and their Implications for Fossil Dietary Inference (Doctoral dissertation, The Ohio State University). 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted
Vulpes lagopus Freudenthal, M. and Martín-Suárez, E., 2013. Estimating body mass of fossil rodents. Scripta Geologica, 145, pp.1-513. 1: Exact Taxon match Verified - Accepted

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