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Sylvilagus aquaticus (swamp rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Taxonomy
Lepus aquaticus was named by Bachman (1837). It is extant.

It was recombined as Limnolagus aquaticus by Lyon (1904) and Corbet (1983); it was recombined as Sylvilagus (Limnolagus) aquaticus by Olson (1940); it was recombined as Sylvilagus aquaticus by Kurten and Anderson (1980), Robinson (1984) and Halanych and Robinson (1997).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Lepus aquaticus Bachman
1904Limnolagus aquaticus Lyon
1940Sylvilagus (Limnolagus) aquaticus Olson p. 47
1980Sylvilagus aquaticus Kurten and Anderson p. 281
1983Limnolagus aquaticus Corbet
1984Sylvilagus aquaticus Robinson
1997Sylvilagus aquaticus Halanych and Robinson

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
Duplicidentata()
orderLagomorphaBrandt 1885
familyLeporidaeFischer de Waldheim 1817
subfamilyLeporinaeTrouessart 1880
genusSylvilagusGray 1867
speciesaquaticus(Bachman 1837)

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