Taxon profile


Snowshoe Hare
Lepus americanus Erxleben, 1777

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

Scientific synonyms

Lepus (Poecilolagus) americanus Erxleben, 1777

Other names

= Varying Hare

Least Concern


Lepus americanus - Snowshoe Hare

Author: Karl Pollak

Lepus americanus - Snowshoe Hare

Author: Karl Pollak

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Lepus americanus americanus Erxleben, 1777
subspecies Lepus americanus bairdii Hayden, 1869
subspecies Lepus americanus cascadensis Nelson, 1907
subspecies Lepus americanus dalli Merriam, 1900
subspecies Lepus americanus struthopus Bangs, 1898
subspecies Lepus americanus virginianus Harlan, 1825

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Lepus_americanus]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Lepus americanus Erxleben 1777]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Lepus americanus Erxleben, 1777]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Lepus americanus Erxleben, 1777]

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