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Eurasian Arctic Hare
Lepus timidus Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Lepus (Lepus) timidus Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Mountain Hare
= White Hare

Least Concern

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Included taxa

Number of records: 15

subspecies Lepus timidus ainu Barrett-Hamilton, 1900
subspecies Lepus timidus begitschevi Koljuschev, 1936
subspecies Lepus timidus gichiganus J. Allen, 1903
subspecies Lepus timidus hibernicus Bell, 1837 - Irish mountain hare
subspecies Lepus timidus kamtschaticus Dybowski, 1922
subspecies Lepus timidus kolymensis Ognev, 1923
subspecies Lepus timidus kozhevnikovi Ognev, 1929
subspecies Lepus timidus lugubris Kastschenko, 1899
subspecies Lepus timidus mordeni Goodwin, 1933
subspecies Lepus timidus orii Kuroda, 1928
subspecies Lepus timidus scoticus Hilzheimer, 1906
subspecies Lepus timidus sibiricorum Johanssen, 1923
subspecies Lepus timidus timidus Linnaeus, 1758
subspecies Lepus timidus transbaicalicus Ognev, 1929
subspecies Lepus timidus varronis Miller, 1901 - Alps Mountain Hare

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305530]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Lepus timidus Linnaeus, 1758]
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 timidus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
EN Pest Information Wiki [Lepus_timidus]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Lepus timidus Linnaeus 1758]
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 timidus Linnaeus, 1758]

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