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Sylvilagus palustris Bachman 1837 (marsh rabbit)

Osteichthyes - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51918

Alternative combinations: Lepus palustris, Limnolagus palustris

Belongs to Sylvilagus according to R. C. Hulbert and A. E. Pratt 1998

Sister taxa: Sylvilagus (Limnolagus), Sylvilagus (Tapeti), Sylvilagus aquaticus, Sylvilagus audubonii, Sylvilagus bachmani, Sylvilagus boylei, Sylvilagus brasiliensis, Sylvilagus cunicularius, Sylvilagus floridanus, Sylvilagus gabbi, Sylvilagus hibbardi, Sylvilagus leonensis, Sylvilagus nuttallii, Sylvilagus transitionalis, Sylvilagus webbi

Ecology: amphibious insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 74.8, humerus length 55.9, radius length 53.5, scapula length 49.5, tibia length 85.0

Estimated body mass: 1.52 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length