Sylvilagus leonensis Cushing 1945 (cottontail rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Synonym: Sylvilagus palustrellus Gazin 1950

Belongs to Sylvilagus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxa: Sylvilagus (Limnolagus), Sylvilagus (Tapeti), Sylvilagus aquaticus, Sylvilagus audubonii, Sylvilagus bachmani, Sylvilagus boylei, Sylvilagus brasiliensis, Sylvilagus cunicularius, Sylvilagus floridanus, Sylvilagus gabbi, Sylvilagus hibbardi, Sylvilagus nuttallii, Sylvilagus palustris, Sylvilagus transitionalis, Sylvilagus webbi

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution: found only at San Josecito Cave (Quaternary of Mexico)

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