Palaeolagus philoi 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 Palaeolagus according to M. R. Dawson 1958

Sister taxa: Palaeolagus burkei, Palaeolagus haydeni, Palaeolagus hemirhizis, Palaeolagus hypsodus, Palaeolagus intermedius, Palaeolagus primus, Palaeolagus temnodon, Tricium agapetilla

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5358), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (4: Nebraska, Wyoming collections)

• Oligocene of United States (25: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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