Taxon profile


rabbits and hares

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Lagomorpha - lagomorphs


Lepus europaeus - Brown Hare

Lepus europaeus - Brown Hare

Author: Jana Zichová

Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus

Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus

Author: Richard Ford

Leporidae - rabbits and hares

Lepus europaeus & Oryctolagus cuniculus

Author: Jiří Novák

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

genus Alilepus Dice, 1931
genus Aluralagus Downey, 1968
genus Brachylagus Miller, 1900 - Pygmy Rabbits
genus Bunolagus Thomas, 1929 - Riverine Rabbits
genus Caprolagus Blyth, 1845
genus Hypolagus Dice, 1917
genus Lepus Linnaeus, 1758
genus Nesolagus Forsyth-Major, 1899
genus Nuralagus Quintana, Köhler & Moyà-Solà, 2011
genus Oryctolagus Lilljeborg, 1873
genus Palaeolagus Leidy, 1856
genus Pentalagus Lyon, 1904
genus Pliopentalagus Gureev & Konkova, 1964
genus Pliosiwalagus Patnaik, 2001
genus Poelagus St. Leger, 1932
genus Pronolagus Lyon, 1904 - Rock Rabbits
genus Romerolagus Merriam, 1896
genus Sylvilagus Gray, 1867 - Cotton-tail Rabbits

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [bcd93a42-66c6-485e-b312-c034c9031ed0]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Leporidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Leporidae]

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