Sylvilagus palustris Bachman 1837 (marsh rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Alternative combinations: Lepus palustris, Limnolagus palustris

Belongs to Sylvilagus according to L. B. Albright et al. 2019

See also Hulbert and Pratt 1998 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: 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 transitionalis, Sylvilagus webbi

Ecology: amphibious grazer-browser


• Quaternary of United States (12: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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