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SPECIES Pronolagus crassicaudatus

Author:I. Geoffroy, 1832.
Citation:Mag. Zool. Paris, 2: cl. 1, pl. 9 and text.
Common Name:Natal Red Rock Hare
Type Locality:"Port Natal" [Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa].
Distribution:SE South Africa; extreme S Mozambique.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included randensis, see Lundholm (1955a). The relationship of crassicaudatus and randensis is unclear, see Petter (1972b:6). Distribution allopatric to that of randensis, but sympatric in western half of range with rupestris.
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SUBSPECIES crassicaudatus

SUBSPECIES ruddi

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