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SPECIES Sylvilagus (Sylvilagus) cognatus

Author:Nelson, 1907.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 20: 82.
Common Name:Manzano Mountain Cottontail
Type Locality:"10,000 feet [3048 m] altitude, near summit of Manzano Mountains, New Mexico." [USA]. Restricted by Frey, et al. (1997) to "...vicinity of Rea Ranch...1.9 km N and 13.4 km W of Tajique (T6N, NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 Sec. 9, N34E45'05.39', W106E25'18.04') on the northeast side of Bosque Peak, at 2880m (=9450 ft.) elevation."
Distribution:Restricted to the Manzano Mountains, New Mexico, USA.
Status:Not Evaluated; likely endangered.
Comments:Subgenus Sylvilagus. Formerly included in S. floridanus, but see Ruedas (1998).



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