Definition of Alopex lagopus
1. Noun. Thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions; brownish in summer and white in winter.
Generic synonyms: Fox
Group relationships: Alopex, Genus Alopex
Specialized synonyms: Blue Fox
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alopex Lagopus
Literary usage of Alopex lagopus
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1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"Washington Acad. vol. 2, p. 15. March 14,1900. TYPE LOCALITY.—Hall Island, Bering Sea, Alaska. t*alopex lagopus ..."
2. The Opening Of The Maritime Fur Trade At Bering Strait: Americans and by John R. Bockstoce (2005)
"... and blue foxes are color phases of the arctic fox (alopex lagopus). Arctic foxes are found throughout ..."
3. Dansk ornithologisk forenings tidsskrift by Dansk ornitologisk forening (1907)
"The gorge is situated in an area frequented by Arctic Fox alopex lagopus, Arctic Hare Lepus arcticus, Lemming Dicrostonyx groen- ..."