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SPECIES Sylvilagus (Sylvilagus) audubonii

Author:Baird, 1858.
Citation:Mammalia, in Repts. U.S. Expl. Surv., 8(8): 608.
Common Name:Desert Cottontail
Type Locality:"San Francisco" [San Francisco Co., California, USA].
Distribution:NE Puebla and W Veracruz (Mexico) to NC Montana and SW North Dakota, NC Utah, C Nevada, and NC California (USA), south to Baja California and C Sinaloa (Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Sylvilagus (Gureev, 1964:169). Revised by Hoffmeister and Lee (1963b). Reviewed by Chapman and Willner (1978, Mammalian Species, 106).
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SUBSPECIES audubonii

SUBSPECIES arizonae

SUBSPECIES baileyi

SUBSPECIES confinis

SUBSPECIES goldmani

SUBSPECIES minor

SUBSPECIES warreni

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