Archaeolagus Dice 1917 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: L. R. Dice. 1917. Systematic position of several Tertiary lagomorphs. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 10(12):179-183

Parent taxon: Archaeolaginae according to M. Green 1972

See also Dawson 1958, Dice 1917 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Hypolagus, Notolagus, Panolax

Subtaxa: Archaeolagus acaricolus Archaeolagus buangulus Archaeolagus emeraldensis Archaeolagus macrocephalus Archaeolagus primigenius

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (14: California, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota)

• Harrisonian of United States (13: California, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas)

• Arikareean of United States (7: California, Florida, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 37 collections including 39 occurrences

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