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SPECIES Sylvilagus (Microlagus) bachmani

Author:Waterhouse, 1839.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1839: 103.
Common Name:Brush Rabbit
Type Locality:"Between Monterey and Santa Barbara". Type locality restricted by Nelson (1909:247) to San Luis Obispo, California, USA.
Distribution:W Oregon (USA) S of Columbia River to Baja California (Mexico), E to Cascade-Sierra Nevada Range (USA).
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered as S. b. riparius; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Microlagus (Lyon, 1904). Placed in genus Microlagus together with idahoensis by Gureev (1964:171). This is the only species of Sylvilagus known to have retained the putative ancestral karyotype (2n=48) shared by all known Lepus, and by Romerolagus (Robinson et al., 1981, 1984). See also S. mansuetus.Reviewed by Chapman (1974, Mammalian Species, 34).
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SUBSPECIES bachmani

SUBSPECIES cerrosensis

SUBSPECIES cinerascens

SUBSPECIES exiguus

SUBSPECIES howelli

SUBSPECIES ubericolor

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