Archaeolagus acaricolus Dawson 1958 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: M. R. Dawson. 1958. Later Tertiary Leoporidae of North America. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions Vertebrata 6:1-75

Belongs to Archaeolagus according to M. R. Dawson 1958

Sister taxa: Archaeolagus buangulus, Archaeolagus emeraldensis, Archaeolagus macrocephalus, Archaeolagus primigenius

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tick Canyon (CIT 201), which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in the Tick Canyon Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Arikareean of United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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