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Lepus Linnaeus 1758 (hare)

Osteichthyes - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42176

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

Parent taxon: Leporinae according to M. R. Dawson 1958

Sister taxa: Alilepus, Aluralagus, Brachylagus, Caprolagus, Nesolagus, Oryctolagus, Pentalagus, Pliolagus, Pliosiwalagus, Pratilepus, Pronolagus, Romerolagus, Serengetilagus, Sylvilagus

Subtaxa: 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 townsendii, Lepus whytei

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore