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SPECIES Pedetes capensis

Author:Forster, 1778.
Citation:K. Svenska Vet.-Akad., Handl. Stockholm (1), 39: 109.
Common Name:South African Spring Hare
Type Locality:South Africa, Western Cape Prov., Cape of Good Hope.
Distribution:South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, S Dem. Rep. Congo.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:See Misonne (1974, pt. 6:8); de Graaff (1981:43). According to Matthee and Robinson (1997), there is no proof of the validity of subspecies.
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Synonyms:

    albaniensis Roberts, 1946
    angolae Hinton, 1920
    cafer (Pallas, 1778)
    damarensis Roberts, 1926
    fouriei Roberts, 1938
    orangiae Wroughton, 1907
    salinae Wroughton, 1907
    typicus A. Smith, 1834

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