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SPECIES Urocyon littoralis

Author:Baird, 1858.
Citation:Mammalia, In Repts. U.S. Expl. Surv., 8(1): 143.
Common Name:Island Fox
Type Locality:"island of San Miguel, on the coast of California."
Distribution:USA (Islands off the Pacific coast of S California).
Status:U.S. ESA Proposed Endangered as U. littoralis catalinae, U. l. littoralis, U. l. santacruzae, and U. l. santarosae; IUCN Lower Risk (cd).
Comments:Reviewed by Moore and Collins, (1995). Placed in Canis (Vulpes) by Van Gelder (1978). Gilbert et al. (1990), George and Wayne (1991), Wayne et al. (1991a, b), and Collins (1993) supported full species status. Synonyms allocated according to Moore and Collins (1995).
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SUBSPECIES littoralis

SUBSPECIES catalinae

SUBSPECIES clementae

SUBSPECIES dickeyi

SUBSPECIES santacruzae

SUBSPECIES santarosae

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