Sylvilagus Gray 1867 (cottontail rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Parent taxon: Leporidae according to L. B. Albright et al. 2019

See also Alroy 2002, Cisneros 2005, Dawson 1958, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Salles et al. 2006, Schultz and Howard 1935 and Shoshani et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Archaeolaginae, Aztlanolagus, Caviina, Chadrolagus, Dasyporcina, Desmatolaginae, Desmatolagus, Dituberolagus, Gobiolagus, Hydrocharina, Hypsimylus, Lagomina, Lagotherium, Lepoides, Leporina, Leporinae, Lushilagus, Mytonolaginae, Nekrolagus, Nuralagus, Ordolagus, Palaeolaginae, Paranotolagus, Pewelagus, Pliopentalagus, Pronotolagus, Sardolagus, Shamolagus, Tachylagus, Trischizolagus, Veterilepus, Zaissanolagus

Subtaxa: Sylvilagus (Limnolagus) Sylvilagus (Tapeti) Sylvilagus aquaticus Sylvilagus audubonii Sylvilagus bachmani Sylvilagus boylei Sylvilagus brasiliensis Sylvilagus cunicularius Sylvilagus floridanus Sylvilagus gabbi Sylvilagus hibbardi Sylvilagus leonensis Sylvilagus nuttallii Sylvilagus palustris Sylvilagus transitionalis Sylvilagus webbi

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Canada (1: Alberta), Colombia (1), El Salvador (1), Honduras (1), Mexico (7), Panama (1), Peru (5), United States (204: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (28: Arizona, California, Florida, Nebraska, Texas)

Total: 251 collections including 286 occurrences

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