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Vulpes velox Say 1823 (swift fox)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52690

Alternative combination: Canis velox

Synonym: Vulpes macrotis Merriam 1888 (taxon 52685)

Belongs to Vulpes according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Vulpes alopecoides, Vulpes alopex, Vulpes cascadensis, Vulpes chama, Vulpes corsac, Vulpes kernensis, Vulpes mathisoni, Vulpes praecorsac, Vulpes rueppellii, Vulpes stenognathus, Vulpes vulgaris, Vulpes vulpes

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 12.0 x 4.4, skull length 115.3