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Lepus timidus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180113

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lepus othus tschuktschorum Nordquist, 1883
 
    Lepus timidus tschuktschorum Nordquist, 1883
 
  Common Name(s): Mountain Hare [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                     GenusLepus Linnaeus, 1758 – Hares, Jackrabbits, Jack Rabbits  
                                        SubgenusLepus (Lepus) Linnaeus, 1758  
                                           SpeciesLepus timidus Linnaeus, 1758 – Mountain Hare  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus ainu Barrett-Hamilton, 1900  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus begitschevi Koljuschev, 1936  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus gichiganus J. Allen, 1903  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus hibernicus Bell, 1837  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus kamtschaticus Dybowski, 1922  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus kolymensis Ognev, 1923  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus kozhevnikovi Ognev, 1929  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus lugubris Kastschenko, 1899  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus mordeni Goodwin, 1933  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus orii Kuroda, 1928  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus scoticus Hilzheimer, 1906  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus sibiricorum Johanssen, 1923  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus timidus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus transbaicalicus Ognev, 1929  
                                              Subspecies Lepus timidus varronis Miller, 1901  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Lepus timidus    
       
  Expert: Robert S. Hoffman  
  Notes: Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Lepus timidus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lepus timidus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Angerbjörn, and John E. C. Flux  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lepus timidus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 495   
  Page(s): 1-11   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-3519   
  Notes: Available online: http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Lepus timidus, Mountain Hare [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lepus timidus   
       
  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: Lepus timidus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lepus timidus, Mountain Hare [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Lepus timidus, Mountain Hare [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Lepus (Gureev, 1964; Averianov, 1998). Formerly included arcticus and othus; see Corbet (1978c: 73); but also see comments under those species. A. J. Baker et al. (1983) found Scottish and Alpine populations morphologically distinct, as well as geographically isolated, from other populations, and Flux (1983) remarked that L. t. scoticus and L. t. hibernicus (from Scotland and Ireland, respectively), both introduced on the island of Mull (Hewson, 1991) still do not interbreed after ...  
 

 

   

 
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