Brachylagus Lyon 1904 (pygmy rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

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

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1976, Ramos 1999 and Ramos 1999

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

Subtaxa: Brachylagus coloradoensis Brachylagus idahoensis

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Type: Brachylagus idahoensis

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (8: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Utah collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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