Tachylagus Storer 1992 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: J. E. Storer. 1992. Tachylagus, a New Lagomorph from the Lac Pelletier Lower Fauna (Eocene: Duchesnean) of Saskatchewan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(2):230-235

Parent taxon: Leporidae according to J. E. Storer 1992

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

Subtaxa: Tachylagus gawneae

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Type: Tachylagus gawneae

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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