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Lepus tibetanus  Waterhouse, 1841
Taxonomic Serial No.: 727751

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lepus tibetanus tibetanus Waterhouse, 1841
    Lepus tibetanus craspedotis Blanford, 1875
    Lepus tibetanus pamirensis Günther, 1875
    Lepus tibetanus stoliczkanus Blanford, 1875
  Common Name(s): Desert Hare [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  
                                     GenusLepus Linnaeus, 1758 – Hares, Jackrabbits, Jack Rabbits  
                                        SpeciesLepus tibetanus Waterhouse, 1841 – Desert Hare  

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  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: Lepus tibetanus, Desert Hare [English]   
  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   
  Reference for: Lepus tibetanus, Desert Hare [English]   

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



  Comment: Status: Not Evaluated; widespread, but population levels not studied  
    Comments: Subgenus Proeulagus (Gromov, 1964). Until the 1930's tibetanus was considered a distinct species. The first major revision (Heptner, 1934) united europaeus, tolai and tibetanus in a single species, but Ognev (1966:154) rejected this concept, stating that "...there is much evidence against considering the common hare, the Tolai and desert hares as one species...". Next, Ellerman (in Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1955) placed tibetanus as a subspecies of capensis, along with tolai; he was supp...  



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