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Brown Hare
Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778

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

Scientific synonyms

Lepus (Eulagos) europaeus Pallas, 1778
Lepus capensis europaeus Pallas, 1778
Lepus victoriae fagani

Other names

= Cape Hare
= Common Hare
= European Hare

Least Concern

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skull

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Included taxa

Number of records: 16

subspecies Lepus europaeus caspicus Hemprich & Erhenberg, 1832 - Caspian Brown Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus connori Robinson, 1918 - Connor's Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus creticus Barrett-Hamilton, 1903 - Cretan Brown Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus cyprius Barrett-Hamilton, 1903 - Cyprus Brown Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus cyrensis Satunin, 1905 - Transcaucasian Common Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus europaeus Pallas, 1778 - Western Brown Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus hybridus Desmarest, 1822 - Central Russian Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus judeae Gray, 1867 - Palestine Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus karpathorum Hilzheimer, 1906
subspecies Lepus europaeus medius Nilsson, 1820
subspecies Lepus europaeus occidentalis de Winton, 1898
subspecies Lepus europaeus parnassius Miller, 1903 - Parnasse Brown Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus ponticus Ognev, 1929
subspecies Lepus europaeus rhodius Festa, 1914 - Rhodes Brown Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus syriacus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1832 - Syrian Brown Hare
subspecies Lepus europaeus transsylvanicus Matschie, 1901 - Romanian Common Hare

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lepus capensis europaeus Pallas, 1778]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305525]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
EN Pest Information Wiki [Lepus_europaeus]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Lepus europaeus Pallas]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778]

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