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Arctic Hare
Lepus arcticus Ross, 1819

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) arcticus Ross, 1819

Other names

= Canadian Arctic Hare

Least Concern

Images

Lepus arcticus - Arctic Hare

Author: Steve Sayles

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Lepus arcticus arcticus Ross, 1819
subspecies Lepus arcticus bangsii Rhoads, 1896 - Newfoundland Hare
subspecies Lepus arcticus groenlandicus Rhoads, 1896 - Greenland Hare
subspecies Lepus arcticus monstrabilis Nelson, 1934

Links and literature

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 arcticus Ross, 1819]
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 arcticus Ross, 1819]

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