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Sylvilagus audubonii (desert cottontail)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Taxonomy
Lepus audubonii was named by Baird (1858). It is extant.

It was recombined as Sylvilagus auduboni by Schultz and Howard (1935); it was misspelled as Sylvilagus auduboni by Ayer (1936); it was recombined as Sylvilagus audubonii by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Lepus audubonii Baird
1935Sylvilagus auduboni Schultz and Howard p. 278
1936Sylvilagus auduboni Ayer p. 605
1980Sylvilagus audubonii Kurten and Anderson p. 280

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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
familyLeporidaeFischer de Waldheim 1817
subfamilyLeporinaeTrouessart 1880
genusSylvilagusGray 1867
speciesaudubonii(Baird 1858)

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