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SPECIES Lepus (Indolagus) hainanus

Author:Swinhoe, 1870.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1870: 233.
Common Name:Hainan Hare
Type Locality:Hainan Isl, "in the neighbourhood of the capital city" [Hainan Province, China].
Distribution:Lowlands of Hainan Isl (China).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Indolagus. Placed in Caprolagus (Indolagus) by Gureev (1964:146). Considered a subspecies of peguensis by Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951); Flux and Angermann (1990) recommended provisional specific status, as did Gureev (1964).
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