Hypolagus ringoldensis Gustafson 1978 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Full reference: E. P. Gustafson. 1978. The Vertebrate Faunas of the Pliocene Ringold Formation, South-Central Washington. Bulletin of the Museum of Natural History, University of Oregon 23:1-62

Belongs to Hypolagus according to E. P. Gustafson 1978

Sister taxa: Archaeolagus sonoranus, Hypolagus arizonensis, Hypolagus edensis, Hypolagus fontinalis, Hypolagus furlongi, Hypolagus gidleyi, Hypolagus oregonensis, Hypolagus parviplicatus, Hypolagus regalis, Hypolagus tedfordi, Hypolagus vetus, Hypolagus voorhiesi

Type specimen: Its type locality is White Bluffs, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Ringold Formation of Washington

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (7: Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Texas, Washington collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (3: Arizona, Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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