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Descriptor English: Foxes
Descriptor Spanish: Zorros
Descriptor zorros
Entry term(s) Alopex
Pseudalopex
Urocyon
Vulpes
Vulpes vulpes
zorro común
Scope note: Carnívoros del género Vulpes de la familia Canidae. Hay 10 especies que se encuentran en América del Norte, Europa, Asia, y África. El zorro rojo, Vulpes vulpes, cuya coloración oscila desde el rojo amarillento hasta el rojo oscuro, negro, blanco o plateado, rivaliza con el lobo gris (Canis lupus) por la mayor distribución natural de cualquier mamífero terrestre exceptuando al hombre. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p 1050).
Descriptor Portuguese: Raposas
Descriptor French: Renards
Entry term(s): Alopex
Arctic Fox
Fox, Arctic
Fox, Red
Pseudalopex
Red Fox
Urocyon
Vulpes
Vulpes vulpes
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.250.216.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005589
Scope note: Any of several carnivores in the family CANIDAE, that possess erect ears and long bushy tails and are smaller than WOLVES. They are classified in several genera and found on all continents except Antarctica.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Carnivora (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 5724
Unique ID: D005589
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/02/28
Foxes - Preferred
Concept UI M0008798
Scope note Any of several carnivores in the family CANIDAE, that possess erect ears and long bushy tails and are smaller than WOLVES. They are classified in several genera and found on all continents except Antarctica.
Preferred term Foxes
Vulpes - Narrower
Concept UI M0452484
Preferred term Vulpes
Urocyon - Narrower
Concept UI M0452487
Preferred term Urocyon
Alopex - Narrower
Concept UI M0452486
Preferred term Alopex
Entry term(s) Arctic Fox
Fox, Arctic
Pseudalopex - Narrower
Concept UI M0452485
Preferred term Pseudalopex
Vulpes vulpes - Narrower
Concept UI M000677408
Preferred term Vulpes vulpes
Entry term(s) Fox, Red
Red Fox



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