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Pedetes  Illiger, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 573177

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Helamis G. Cuvier, 1821
    Helamys F. Cuvier in G. Cuvier, 1817
    Pedestes Gray, 1843
  Common Name(s): Spring Hares [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderAnomaluromorpha Bugge, 1974  
                                     FamilyPedetidae Gray, 1825 – Spring Hares  
                                        GenusPedetes Illiger, 1811 – Spring Hares  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Pedetes capensis (Forster, 1778) – South African Spring Hare 
                                           Species Pedetes surdaster Thomas, 1902 – East African Spring Hare 

  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Pedetes    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dieterlen, Fritz / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Pedetidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1535   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Pedetes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Matthee, C. A., and T. J. Robinson  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography and comparative cytogenics of the Springhare, Pedetes capensis (Mammalia: Rodentia)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalian Evolution, vol. 4, no. 1   
  Page(s): 53-73   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1064-7554   
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  Reference for: Pedetes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Pedetes   

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