Off topic fox question

To: S Cooney <>
Subject: Off topic fox question
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 16:57:01 +1000 (EST)
On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, S Cooney wrote:
> Sorry to ask an off topic question; I'll keep it short.
> What is the binomial name for the fox?
> Strahan says Vulpes vulpes
> Menkhorst says Canis vulpes

Your choice.  Vulpes vulpes is in much wider use , but some
consider Vulpes a sub-genus of Canis, hence Canis vulpes.

Andrew Taylor

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