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Sylvilagus gabbi  (J. A. Allen, 1877)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1089948

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Costa Rica Forest Rabbit [English]
    Central American Lowland Forest Cottontail [English]
    Gabb's Cottontail [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                               OrderLagomorpha Brandt, 1855 – coelho, tapeti, lagomorphs, Rabbits, Hares, Pikas  
                                  FamilyLeporidae Fischer, 1817 – Hares, Rabbits  
                                     GenusSylvilagus Gray, 1867 – Cottontails  
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus gabbi (J. A. Allen, 1877) – Costa Rica Forest Rabbit, Central American Lowland Forest Cottontail, Gabb's Cottontail  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Sylvilagus gabbi consobrinus Anthony, 1917  
                                           Subspecies Sylvilagus gabbi gabbi (J. A. Allen, 1877)  
                                           Subspecies Sylvilagus gabbi incitatus (Bangs, 1901)  
                                           Subspecies Sylvilagus gabbi messorius Goldman, 1912  
                                           Subspecies Sylvilagus gabbi truei (J. A. Allen, 1890)  
                                           Subspecies Sylvilagus gabbi tumacus J. A. Allen, 1908  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Diersing, Victor E., and Don E. Wilson  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematic status of the rabbits Sylvilagus brasiliensis and S. sanctaemartae from northwestern South America with comparisons to Central American populations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 98, no. 6   
  Page(s): 1641-1656   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyx133 ; first published online 10 October 2017   
  Reference for: Sylvilagus gabbi, Costa Rica Forest Rabbit [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Silva, Sofia Marques, Luis A Ruedas, Larissa Hasnah Santos, J. de Sousa e Silva, Jr., and A. Aleixo  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title: Illuminating the obscured phylogenetic radiation of South American Sylvilagus Gray, 1867 (Lagomorpha: Leporidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 100, no. 1   
  Page(s): 31-44   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Sylvilagus gabbi   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, Andrew T., Charlotte H. Johnston, Paulo C.  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Lagomorphs. Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares of the World   
  Page(s): 266   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1421423405   
  Reference for: Sylvilagus gabbi, Central American Lowland Forest Cottontail [English], Gabb's Cottontail [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  
    Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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