Aluralagus Downey 1968 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Parent taxon: Leporinae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Alilepus, Brachylagus, Caprolagus, Lepus, Nesolagus, Oryctolagus, Pentalagus, Pliolagus, Pliosiwalagus, Pratilepus, Pronolagus, Romerolagus, Serengetilagus, Sylvilagus

Subtaxa: Aluralagus bensonensis Aluralagus virginiae

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (8: Arizona, New Mexico)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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