Sardolagus Angelone et al. 2018 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: C. Angelone, S. Čermák, B. Moncunill-Solé, J. Quintana, C. Tuveri, M. Arca, and T. Kotsakis. 2018. Systematics and paleobiogeography of Sardolagus obscurus n. gen. n. sp. (Leporidae, Lagomorpha) from the early Pleistocene of Sardinia. Journal of Paleontology 92(3):506-522

Parent taxon: Leporidae according to C. Angelone et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Archaeolaginae, 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, Shamolagus, Tachylagus, Trischizolagus, Veterilepus, Zaissanolagus

Subtaxa: Sardolagus obscurus

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Type: Sardolagus obscurus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at Sardinia, Monte Tuttavista fissure fi llings X4, IVm, and VIIbs (Quaternary of Italy)

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