Prolagus Pomel 1853 (pika)

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae

Parent taxon: Ochotonidae according to K. Vasileiadou and G. D. Koufos 2005

See also de Bruijn 1989

Sister taxa: Amphilagus, Bellatona, Bohlinotona, Cuyamalagus, Gripholagomys, Hesperolagomys, Ochotoninae, Oklahomalagus, Piezodus, Praotherium palatinum, Russellagus, Sinolagomyinae, Titanomys

Subtaxa: Prolagus crusafonti Prolagus oeningensis Prolagus sardus Prolagus vasconiensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (2 collections), Italy (12), Portugal (1), Spain (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Italy (5), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of France (3), Greece (4), Hungary (1), Italy (4), Morocco (1), Spain (14), Ukraine (1)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2), Spain (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (3)

• Miocene of Austria (1), France (17), Germany (17), Greece (12), Italy (9), Portugal (6), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (23), Switzerland (30), Turkey (1)

Total: 178 collections including 184 occurrences

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