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Lepus californicus Gray 1837 (black-tailed jackrabbit)

Osteichthyes - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47642

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

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 125.1, humerus length 97.3, radius length 116.8, scapula length 79.8, skull 82.0 x 42.1, tibia length 157.0

Estimated body mass: 7.60 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length