Pewelagus White 1984 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: J. A. White. 1984. Late Cenozoic Leporidae (Mammalia, Lagomorpha) from the Anza-Borrego Desert, Southern California. Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication 9:41-57

Parent taxon: Leporidae according to J. A. White 1984

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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, Pliopentalagus, Pronotolagus, Sardolagus, Shamolagus, Tachylagus, Trischizolagus, Veterilepus, Zaissanolagus

Subtaxa: Pewelagus dawsonae Pewelagus mexicanus

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Type: Pewelagus dawsonae

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (17: California, Nevada, Texas)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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