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Definition of the noun alopex lagopus

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  1. 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

Phrases with Alopex lagopus

Phrases starting with Alopex lagopus:

  1. Alopex Lagopus Lagopus
  2. Alopex Lagopus Spitsbergenensis

Phrase ending with Alopex lagopus:

  1. Species Alopex Lagopus

Other phrases containing Alopex lagopus:

  1. Subspecies Alopex Lagopus Lagopus
  2. Subspecies Alopex Lagopus Spitsbergenensis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alopex lagopus

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Google previewAntarctica 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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.

Google previewA 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, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) and probably red ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

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: ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)

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.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2011)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

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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