Vulpes vulpes

Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Names

Egyptian Red Fox (English), Nile Fox (English), الثعلب الأحمر (Arabic), Cross Fox (English), Silver Fox (English)

Languages: English


Status in Egypt

Native, resident.

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Widespread (especially Nile Valley and Delta).


  • Canis vulpes Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)


M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..