Lepus townsendii Bachman 1839 (white-tailed jackrabbit)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Alternative combination: Lepus townsendi

Synonym: Lepus campestris Bachman 1837

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

See also Alroy 2002, Elftman 1931 and Schultz and Howard 1935

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

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (9: Colorado, Florida, Montana, New Mexico, Utah)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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