Sylvilagus webbi White 1991 (cottontail rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: J. A. White. 1991. A new Sylvilagus (Mammalia: Lagomorpha) from the Blancan (Pliocene) and Irvingtonian (Pleistocene) of Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 11(2):243-246

Belongs to Sylvilagus according to J. A. White 1991

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 palustris, Sylvilagus transitionalis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Inglis IA, which is in a Calabrian terrestrial horizon in Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of United States (4: Florida collections)

• Blancan of United States (4: Florida)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

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