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Notolagus lepusculus

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Taxonomy
Dicea lepuscula was named by Hibbard (1939) [genotype]. Its type locality is Rexroad KU Locality 3, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Rexroad Formation of Kansas.

It was recombined as Notolagus lepusculus by Hibbard and Riggs (1949), Dawson (1958), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and White (1991).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Dicea lepuscula Hibbard
1949Notolagus lepusculus Hibbard and Riggs
1958Notolagus lepusculus Dawson
1980Notolagus lepusculus Kurten and Anderson p. 278
1991Notolagus lepusculus White

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
Duplicidentata()
orderLagomorphaBrandt 1885
familyLeporidae
subfamilyArchaeolaginae
genusNotolagus
specieslepusculus(Hibbard 1939)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: grazerf
Diet 2: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 13:52:57
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Blancan or 4.90000 to 1.80000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Arizona) Notolagus lepusculus (19650 19653)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (New Mexico) Notolagus lepusculus (19982)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Texas) Notolagus lepusculus (20060)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Kansas) Notolagus lepusculus (19932 19934 19935 type locality: 19936)