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Oryctolagus cuniculus Linnaeus 1758 (European rabbit)

Osteichthyes - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233585

Alternative combinations: Lepus (Oryctolagus) cuniculus, Lepus cuniculus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Oryctolagus according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 41.4, humerus length 65.7, scapula 55.0 x 30.0, tibia length 96.6, ulna length 70.0

Estimated body mass: 1.22 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length