Sylvilagus Gray 1867 (cottontail rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

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

See also Alroy 2002, Cisneros 2005, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Salles et al. 2006, Schultz and Howard 1935 and Shoshani et al. 1989

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

Subtaxa: Sylvilagus (Limnolagus) Sylvilagus (Tapeti) Sylvilagus aquaticus Sylvilagus audubonii Sylvilagus bachmani Sylvilagus boylei Sylvilagus brasiliensis Sylvilagus cunicularius Sylvilagus floridanus Sylvilagus gabbi Sylvilagus hibbardi Sylvilagus leonensis Sylvilagus nuttallii Sylvilagus palustris Sylvilagus transitionalis Sylvilagus webbi

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Canada (1: Alberta), Colombia (1), El Salvador (1), Honduras (1), Mexico (7), Panama (1), Peru (5), United States (202: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (28: Arizona, California, Florida, Nebraska, Texas)

Total: 249 collections including 284 occurrences

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