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Definition of the noun alopex lagopus
What does alopex lagopus mean as a name of something?
- thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions; brownish in summer and white in winter
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of Alopex lagopus: Arctic fox / white fox
- more generic word: fox = alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail
- more specific term: blue fox = a variety of Arctic fox having a pale grey winter coat
- member of: Alopex / genus Alopex = arctic foxes
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Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)
by Andrew Jon Hund
The isolated Arctic fox population (Alopex lagopus semenovi) of Medniy Island (Commander Islands) is included in the Red Book of Russia. Presently, there are no legislations that deal with ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
Dhole Cuon alpinus Arctic fox winter coat Alopex lagopus Arctic fox summer coat Alopex lagopus FACT FILE Arctic fox For winter, this fox grows a white coat to match its snowy habitat and feeds on marine mammals, sea birds, fish, and ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
(Alopex lagopus; Vulpes lagopus) native tothe Arctic tundra, it is farmedforthe fur.In winter months, the furiswhite;in the summer it changes to brown or gray.
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Alopex lagopus (arctic fox) See CANIDAE; RETE MIRABILE. Alouatta (howler monkeys) See CEBIDAE. alpha amino acid An * amino acid in which the amino group is attached to the number two, or 'alpha' carbon, ...
Encyclopedia of toxicology (2005)
Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson
Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) and probably red ...
Encyclopedia of Virology (1999)
by Allan Granoff, Robert G. Webster
Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) and probably red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), common raccoons (Procyon lotor), mink (Mustela vison) and ringtail coatis (Nasua nasua).
by Scott Elias, Cary Mock
Manyspecies today arefound on both sidesofthestrait, forexample, thearcticfox, Alopex lagopus,butno example ofsiblingspecies exists amongthemammals,and evennominal subspecies pairs across the strait are often barely divergent: ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
Aloplex lagopus alternative test method Alopex lagopus (blue fox). See Ronnel. alp. 1: a high mountain pasture; one above timberline. 2: a high mountain. alpaca . 1: Lama pacos. 2: the soft, long, elastic wool of the alpaca. alpestr-. prefix ...
by William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen
Fissipeds Two fissipeds roam the high-latitude ice-covered seas: the polar bear and the arctic fox (Alopex lagopus). The latter, which rarely enters the water and pups in dens on shore, is not usually considered to be a marine mammal.
by Robert Alan Lewis
Alopex lagopus (blue fox). See Ronnel. alpha (o, A). 1: first letter of the Greek alphabet, it has many applications in science. For terms beginning with alpha, see the root word. 2: the first; first in order of magnitude. 3: the beginning; the first in a ...
by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek
On the other hand, introduced sterilized red foxes were used successfully as biological control agents to eliminate introduced Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) from two Arctic islands. raccoons The raccoon (Procyon lotor; Fig. 3) is native to North ...
by George P. Rédei
The Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) has shorter ears than the red fox, while the African fox ( Otocyon megalotis) has much bigger ears. ▷wolf, ▷FKH Red Arctic Bat Figure F39.
by Dr. Stephen H. Schneider, Dr. Michael Mastrandrea, Terry L. Root
and arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) have often been seen north of 88 north latitude. On one instance, in 2007, a bear actually approached an ice breaker ...
by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines
Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) from Iceland, Greenland, and Alaska also consume a wide variety of intertidal species ranging from polychaetes and mussels to starfish and kelp. Coyotes (Cams latrans, Fig. 1) in Baja California, Mexico, feed on ...
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