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SPECIES Sylvilagus (? [see comments under species]) insonus

Author:Nelson, 1904.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 17: 103.
Common Name:Omilteme Cottontail
Type Locality:"Omilteme, Guerrero," [Mexico].
Distribution:Appears restricted to Sierra Madre del Sur, C Guerrero (Mexico) between 2300-5280 ft. (701-1609 m) elevation.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered; known from fewer than 10 records.
Comments:Subgenus Tapeti (Gureev, 1964:164), or Sylvilagus (Hershkovitz, 1950:335). Reviewed by Cervantes and Lorenzo (1997, Mammalian Species, 568).
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