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SPECIES Lepus (Eulagos) comus

Author:Allen, 1927.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 284: 9.
Common Name:Yunnan Hare
Type Locality:"Teng-yueh [Tengueh], Yunnan Province, China, 5,500 feet [1676 m] altitude."
Distribution:Yunnan, W Guizhou (China).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Eulagos (Averianov, 1998). Formerly included in oiostolus; see Corbet (1978c). Elevated to specific status by Cai and Feng (1982) and Wang et al. (1985), on the basis of morphological and ecological differences. May be allo- or parapatric with oiostolus. Possibly related to nigricollis (Flux and Angermann, 1990).
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Synonyms:

    peni Wang and Luo, 1985
    pygmaeus Wang and Feng, 1985

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