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Lepus timidus Linnaeus 1758 (mountain hare)

Osteichthyes - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47655

Synonyms: Lepus hibernicus Bell 1837 (no. 231647), Lepus variabilis Pallas 1778 (no. 231748)

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 Lepus according to A. Angerbjörn and J. E. C. Flux 1995

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 118.7, humerus length 96.6, radius length 102.6, scapula length 76.6, skull 91.2 x 46.1, tibia length 136.2, ulna length 119.6

Estimated body mass: 6.23 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length