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SPECIES Lepus (? [see comments under species]) townsendii

Author:Bachman, 1839.
Citation:J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 8(1): 90.
Common Name:White-tailed Jackrabbit
Type Locality:"...on the Walla-walla...river"; restricted by Nelson (1909:78) to Fort Walla Walla, [near present town of Wallula, Walla Walla Co., Washington].
Distribution:C Alberta and Saskatchewan east to extreme SW Ontario (Canada), south to SW Wisconsin, Iowa, NW Missouri, west through C Kansas to NC New Mexico, west to C Nevada, EC California (USA) and north to SC British Columbia (Canada).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Placed (as campestris) in subgenus Proeulagus by Gureev (1964), or in Eulagos (Averianov, 1998). Reviewed by Lim (1987, Mammalian Species, 288).
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SUBSPECIES townsendii

SUBSPECIES campanius

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