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SPECIES Sylvilagus (Sylvilagus) cunicularius

Author:Waterhouse, 1848.
Citation:Nat. Hist. Mamm., 2: 132.
Common Name:Mexican Cottontail
Type Locality:"Mexico." Restricted by Goodwin (1969:125) to "Sacualpan" = Zacualpan.
Distribution:S Sinaloa to E Oaxaca and Veracruz (Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Sylvilagus (Gureev, 1964:167). See also S. graysoni.Reviewed by Cervantes et al. (1992, Mammalian Species, 412).
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SUBSPECIES cunicularius

SUBSPECIES insolitus

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