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Sylvilagus  Gray, 1867
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180119

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Sylvilagus (Sylvilagus) Gray, 1867
 
    Sylvilagus (Tapeti) Gray, 1867
 
    Sylvilagus (Microlagus) Trouessart, 1897
 
  Common Name(s): Cottontails [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   
       

 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  
                                     GenusSylvilagus Gray, 1867 – Cottontails  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus andinus (Thomas, 1897) – Andean Cottontail, Páramo Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus apollinaris Thomas, 1920 – Apollinaris' Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus aquaticus (Bachman, 1837) – Swamp Rabbit, Swamper, Cane Cutter, Cane Jake 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus audubonii (Baird, 1858) – Desert Cottontail, Audubon's Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus bachmani (Waterhouse, 1839) – Conejo matorralero, Brush Rabbit, Riparian Brush Rabbit 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus brasiliensis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tapeti, Forest Rabbit 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus cognatus Nelson, 1907 – Manzano Mountain Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus cunicularius (Waterhouse, 1848) – Mexican Cottontail, conejo montés, conejo serrano 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus dicei Harris, 1932 – Dice's Cottontail, conejo de montaña 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus floridanus (J. A. Allen, 1890) – Conejo serrano, lapin à queue blanche, Eastern Cottontail, Florida cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus fulvescens J. A. Allen, 1912 – Fulvous Rabbit 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus gabbi (J. A. Allen, 1877) – Costa Rica Forest Rabbit, Central American Lowland Forest Cottontail, Gabb's Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus graysoni (J. A. Allen, 1877) – Tres Marias rabbit, Tres Marias Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus insonus (Nelson, 1904) – Omiltemi Rabbit, Omilteme Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus mansuetus Nelson, 1907 – San José Brush Rabbit 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus nuttallii (Bachman, 1837) – Nuttall's cottontail, Mountain Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus obscurus Chapman, Cramer, Deppenaar and Robinson, 1992 – Appalachian Cottontail, Wood Rabbit, Mountain Rabbit, Mountain Cottontail, Bluebelly 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus palustris (Bachman, 1837) – Marsh Rabbit 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus parentum Ruedas, 2017 – Suriname Lowland Forest Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus robustus (Bailey, 1905) – Robust Cottontail, Davis Mountain Cottontail 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus tapetillus Thomas, 1913 – Rio de Janeiro Dwarf Cottontail, Dwarf Tapetí, Small Tapetí 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus transitionalis (Bangs, 1895) – New England Cottontail, Coney, Wood Rabbit 
                                        SpeciesSylvilagus varynaensis Durant and Guevara, 2001 – Venezuelan Lowland Rabbit, Barinas Wild Rabbit, conejo de Barinas, conejo de monte 
       

 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: Sylvilagus    
       
  Expert: Robert S. Hoffman   
  Notes: Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Sylvilagus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sylvilagus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: Sylvilagus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ruedas, Luis A.   
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new species of cottontail rabbit (Lagomorpha: Leporidae: Sylvilagus) from Suriname, with comments on the taxonomy of allied taxa from northern South America   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 98, no. 4   
  Page(s): 1042-1059   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1542   
  Notes: DOI:10.1093/jmammal/gyx048 ; published online 17 May 2017, in accordance with amended (2012) ICZN Art. 8   
  Reference for: Sylvilagus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sylvilagus   
       
  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: Sylvilagus   
       
  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: Sylvilagus   
       
  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: Sylvilagus, Cottontails [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Formerly included Brachylagus as a subgenus; see Hall (1981:294); but see also Corbet (1983:14)  
 

 

   


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