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Sylvilagus (Limnolagus)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Taxonomy
Lepus (Limnolagus) was named by Mearns (1897). It is extant.

It was reranked as Limnolagus by Lyon (1903); it was Sylvilagus (Limnolagus) by Olson (1940).

It was assigned to Lepus by Mearns (1897); to Leporidae by Lyon (1903); and to Sylvilagus by Olson (1940).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Lepus (Limnolagus) Mearns
1903Limnolagus Lyon
1940Sylvilagus (Limnolagus) Olson p. 48

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
Duplicidentata()
orderLagomorphaBrandt 1885
familyLeporidae
genusSylvilagusGray 1867
subgenusLimnolagus(Mearns 1897)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: grazerf
Diet 2: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 13:52:57
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002
Collections
No collection or age range data are available