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SPECIES Lepus (? [see comments under species]) oiostolus

Author:Hodgson, 1840.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 9: 1186.
Common Name:Woolly Hare
Type Locality:"...the snowy region of the Hemalaya, and perhaps also Tibet." Restricted by Kao and Feng (1964), to "Southern Tibet" [Xizang, China].
Distribution:Tibetan Plateau, from Ladak to Sikkim (India) Nepal, and eastward through Xizang (Tibet) and Qinghai, Gansu and Sichuan (China).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Placed in subgenus Proeulagus by Gureev (1964) and Eulagos by Averianov (1998); przewalskii was assigned to capensis (= tolai) by Corbet (1978c), but is placed in oiostolus following Cai and Feng (1982).
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SUBSPECIES oiostolus

SUBSPECIES hypsibius

SUBSPECIES pallipes

SUBSPECIES przewalskii

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