Palaeolagus burkei Wood 1940 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: A. E. Wood. 1940. The Mammalian Fauna of the White River Oligocene: Part III. Lagomorpha. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 28(3):271-362

Belongs to Palaeolagus according to A. E. Wood 1940

Sister taxa: Palaeolagus haydeni, Palaeolagus hemirhizis, Palaeolagus hypsodus, Palaeolagus intermedius, Palaeolagus philoi, Palaeolagus primus, Palaeolagus temnodon, Tricium agapetilla, Tricium annae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Vista, which is in a Whitneyan terrestrial horizon in the White River Formation of Colorado

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Oligocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), United States (24: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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