Taxon profile


European Rabbit
Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Lagomorpha - lagomorphs »  family Leporidae - rabbits and hares

Other names

= Rabbit

IUCN category:Near Threatened


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Chilomastix cuniculi da Fonseca, 1916

Distribution maps

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Oryctolagus cuniculus algirus (Loche, 1858)
subspecies Oryctolagus cuniculus brachyotus Trouessart, 1917
subspecies Oryctolagus cuniculus cnossius Bate, 1906
subspecies Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus

subspecies Oryctolagus cuniculus habetensis Cabrera, 1923
subspecies Oryctolagus cuniculus huxleyi Haeckel, 1874

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305538]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41291]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Oryctolagus cuniculus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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