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Lepus microtis  Heuglin, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 727750

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): African Savanna Hare [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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 (Sabanolagus) Averianov, 1998  
                                           SpeciesLepus microtis Heuglin, 1865 – African Savanna Hare  
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                                              Subspecies Lepus microtis angolensis Thomas, 1904  
                                              Subspecies Lepus microtis microtis Heuglin, 1865  
                                              Subspecies Lepus microtis senegalensis Rochebrune, 1883  
                                              Subspecies Lepus microtis whytei Thomas, 1894  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  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   
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  Reference for: Lepus microtis, African Savanna Hare [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc); isolated population around Beni Abbés, Algeria, "deserve[s] attention" (Flux and Angermann, 1990)  
    Comments: Placed (as crawshayi) in subgenus Proeulagus by Gureev (1964), and in subgenus Sabanalagus by Averianov (1998). Gureev recognized both crawshayi and whytei as distinct species, as did Azzaroli-Puccetti (1987a). Formerly included in saxatilis; see comments under that species. This species has been known under several different names (saxatilis, crawshayi, whytei, victoriae, and now microtis). Angermann and Feiler (1988) thought that the oldest available name for this species was victoriae Th...  
 

 

   

 
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