Mammal Species of the World Logo

 

HOME --> CLASS MAMMALIA  --> ORDER LAGOMORPHA  --> FAMILY Leporidae  --> GENUS Lepus  --> SUBGENUS Sinolagus

SPECIES Lepus (Sinolagus) sinensis

Author:Gray, 1832.
Citation:Illustr. Indian Zool., 2: pl. 20.
Common Name:Chinese Hare
Type Locality:"China". Restricted by G. Allen (1938:559) to "more or less in the region of Canton." [Guangzhou, Guandong Province, China].
Distribution:SE China from Yangtse River southward; Taiwan; disjunct in NE Vietnam.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Sinolagus (Averianov, 1998). Placed in Caprolagus (Indolagus) by Gureev (1964:143). Formerly included coreanus; see Corbet (1978c: 73); here considered distinct, following Flux and Angermann (1990).
EXPORT AS CSV

Offspring:

SUBSPECIES sinensis

SUBSPECIES formosus

SUBSPECIES yuenshanensis

Synonyms:


  Bucknell Home Page   Biology Department Home Page

 

©Bucknell Univesity All Rights Reserved
Comments and questions to dreeder@bucknell.edu