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Vulpes rueppellii Schinz 1825 (sand fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232957

Alternative combination: Canis ruppelii

Belongs to Vulpes according to J. E. A. Bertram and A. A. Biewener 1990

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 90.4, humerus length 84.4, radius length 87.9, tibia length 101.1

Estimated body mass: 3.14 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length