Hypolagus edensis Frick 1921 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Synonym: Hypolagus limnetus Gazin 1934

Full reference: C. Frick. 1921. Extinct vertebrate faunas of the badlands of Bautista Creek and San Timoteo Canyon, southern California. University of California Publications in Geology 12(5):277-424

Belongs to Hypolagus according to C. Frick 1921

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980, White 1988 and White and Morgan 1995

Sister taxa: Archaeolagus sonoranus, Hypolagus arizonensis, Hypolagus fontinalis, Hypolagus furlongi, Hypolagus gidleyi, Hypolagus oregonensis, Hypolagus parviplicatus, Hypolagus regalis, Hypolagus ringoldensis, Hypolagus tedfordi, Hypolagus vetus, Hypolagus voorhiesi

Type specimens:

  • Hypolagus edensis: Its type locality is Mount Eden, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Mt. Eden Formation of California.
  • Hypolagus limnetus:

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (18: California, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Washington collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Arizona, California)

• Miocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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