Sylvilagus audubonii Baird 1858 (desert cottontail)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Alternative combinations: Lepus audubonii, Sylvilagus auduboni

Belongs to Sylvilagus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Ayer 1936 and Schultz and Howard 1935

Sister taxa: Sylvilagus (Limnolagus), Sylvilagus (Tapeti), Sylvilagus aquaticus, Sylvilagus bachmani, Sylvilagus boylei, Sylvilagus brasiliensis, Sylvilagus cunicularius, Sylvilagus floridanus, Sylvilagus gabbi, Sylvilagus hibbardi, Sylvilagus leonensis, Sylvilagus nuttallii, Sylvilagus palustris, Sylvilagus transitionalis, Sylvilagus webbi

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), United States (20: Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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