Lepus timidus Linnaeus 1758 (mountain hare)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Synonyms: Lepus hibernicus Bell 1837, Lepus variabilis Pallas 1778

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Lepus according to A. Angerbjörn and J. E. C. Flux 1995

See also Hay 1902, Linnaeus 1758, Thomas 1911, Thompson 1838 and Waterhouse 1848

Sister taxa: Lepus alleni, Lepus americanus, Lepus arcticus, Lepus benjamini, Lepus californicus, Lepus callotis, Lepus capensis, Lepus ennisianus, Lepus europaeus, Lepus othus, Lepus somaliensis, Lepus townsendii, Lepus whytei

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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