genus Vulpes

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Noun1.genus Vulpes - foxesgenus Vulpes - foxes          
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Canidae, family Canidae - dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes
Vulpes vulpes, red fox - the common Old World fox; having reddish-brown fur; commonly considered a single circumpolar species
Vulpes fulva, red fox - New World fox; often considered the same species as the Old World fox
prairie fox, Vulpes velox, kit fox - small grey fox of the plains of western North America
kit fox, Vulpes macrotis - small grey fox of southwestern United States; may be a subspecies of Vulpes velox
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What is the common name for the animal of the genus Vulpes? 25.
The fox bones in Kaman-Kalehoyuk were identified as those of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) (Hongo, 1997, 1998) while the bones discovered in Catalhoyuk and Cayonu could only be referred to the genus Vulpes (Martin & Russell; Russell & Martin; Hongo & Meadow).