†subfamily Archaeolaginae (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Parent taxon: Leporidae according to M. R. Dawson 1958

See also Green 1972, Johnson 1966 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: 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: Archaeolagus Hypolagus Notolagus Panolax

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), China (1), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Georgia (1), Greece (1), Hungary (5), Israel (2), Italy (5), Poland (1), Romania (9), Turkey (1), United States (6: Arizona, California, Colorado)

• Blancan of Greenland (1), Mexico (3), United States (80: Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Austria (2), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (7), Hungary (6), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (2), Poland (2), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (3), Spain (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Hemphillian of Canada (1: Alberta), Mexico (5), United States (50: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah)

• Miocene of Canada (11: Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (136: California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (13: California, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas)

• Arikareean of United States (7: California, Florida, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 380 collections including 419 occurrences

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