Gobiolagus major Burke 1941 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: J. J. Burke. 1941. New fossil Leporidae from Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 1117:1-23

Belongs to Gobiolagus according to J. Meng et al. 2005

See also Meng and Hu 2004

Sister taxa: Gobiolagus aliwusuensis, Gobiolagus burkei, Gobiolagus gromovi, Gobiolagus hekkeri, Gobiolagus lii, Gobiolagus tolmachovi

Type specimen: AMNH 26098, a mandible. Its type locality is Twin Obo, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Shara Murun Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1 collection)

• Eocene of China (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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