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

Author:Wagler, 1830.
Citation:Naturliches Syst. Amphibien: 23.
Common Name:White-sided Jackrabbit
Type Locality:"Mexico"; restricted by Nelson (1909:122) to southern end of Mexican Tableland.
Distribution:C Oaxaca (Mexico) north discontinuously to SW New Mexico (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Proeulagus (Gureev, 1964), or Macrotolagus (Averianov, 1998). Includes gaillardi and mexicanus; see Anderson and Gaunt (1962) and Hall (1981:328-330); but see also Gureev (1964:192, 195). Range allopatric with L. alleni, to which it is probably related. Karyotype reported by Gonzalez and Cervantes (1996). Reviewed by Best and Henry (1993b, Mammalian Species, 442).
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SUBSPECIES gaillardi


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