Megalagus abaconis Hayes 2000 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: F. G. Hayes. 2000. The Brooksville 2 local fauna (Arikareean, latest Oligocene) Hernando County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 43(1):1-47

Belongs to Megalagus according to F. G. Hayes 2000

Sister taxa: Megalagus brachyodon, Megalagus dawsoni, Megalagus primitivus, Megalagus turgidus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Brooksville 2, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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