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SPECIES Sylvilagus (Tapeti) aquaticus

Author:Bachman, 1837.
Citation:J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 7: 319.
Common Name:Swamp Rabbit
Type Locality:"...western parts of that state" [Alabama]. Restricted by Nelson (1909:272) to "Western Alabama".
Distribution:S Illinois and SW Indiana, SW Missouri to SE Kansas southward through extreme W Kentucky and W Tennessee to E Oklahoma, E Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and NW South Carolina (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Tapeti (Gureev, 1964:162). Reviewed by Chapman and Feldhamer (1981, Mammalian Species, 151).
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SUBSPECIES aquaticus

SUBSPECIES littoralis

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