Hypolagus vetus Kellogg 1910 (rabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Alternative combination: Lepus vetus

Belongs to Hypolagus according to M. R. Dawson 1958

See also Baskin 1979, Dalquest 1983, Dice 1917, Korth 1998, Korth and De Blieux 2010, Kurten and Anderson 1980, White 1984 and White 1988

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Thousand Creek, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Nevada

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Blancan of Mexico (2 collections), United States (14: California, Idaho, New Mexico)

• Pliocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

• Hemphillian of United States (16: Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah)

• Miocene of United States (10: California, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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