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SPECIES Lepus (?Tarimolagus) yarkandensis

Author:Günther, 1875.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 4, 16: 229.
Common Name:Yarkand Hare
Type Locality:"neighbourhood of Yarkand" [15 mi (24 km) E, Xinjiang, China].
Distribution:Steppes of Tarim Basin, S Xinjiang (China), around edge of Takla Makan desert.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Placed in subgenus Tarimolagus by Gureev (1964); and also by Averianov (1998), but see Xu (1986). Reviewed by Angermann (1967) and Gao (1983).
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