Lepus americanus Erxleben 1777 (snowshoe hare)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Belongs to Lepus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxa: Lepus alleni, Lepus arcticus, Lepus benjamini, Lepus californicus, Lepus callotis, Lepus capensis, Lepus ennisianus, Lepus europaeus, Lepus othus, Lepus somaliensis, Lepus timidus, Lepus townsendii, Lepus whytei

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (6: Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Yukon collections), United States (14: Arkansas, California, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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