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SPECIES Sylvilagus (Sylvilagus) transitionalis

Author:Bangs, 1895.
Citation:Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 26: 405.
Common Name:New England Cottontail
Type Locality:"Liberty Hill, Conn." [New London Co., Connecticut, USA].
Distribution:Boreal habitats from S Maine to S New York, mostly east of the Hudson River.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Sylvilagus (Gureev, 1964:166). Reviewed by Chapman (1975, Mammalian Species, 55). Also see comments under S. obscurus.
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