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SPECIES Sylvilagus (Tapeti) varynaensis

Author:Durant and Guevara, 2001.
Citation:Revista de Biologia Tropical, 49(1): 370.
Common Name:Venezuelan Lowland Rabbit
Type Locality:"Fundo Millano (8E46'LN and 69E56'LW), 146 m elevation, 18 km NE of the town of Sabaneta, Distrito Obispos, state of Barinas [Venezuela]."
Distribution:Presently known only from the states of Barinas, Guarico, and Portuguesa, Venezuela.
Status:Not Evaluated; likely endangered.
Comments:Subgenus Tapeti. Probably sympatric with S. brasiliensis and S. floridanus, but larger than either (Durant and Guevara, 2001).



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