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Species of Rabbits & Hares

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Rabbits:

Genus Sub-Genus Species: Common Name Species IUCN Status

Brachylagus

  Pygmy Rabbit Brachylagus idahoensis Near Threatened
Bunolagus   Riverine Rabbit, Bushman Rabbit, Bushman Hare Bunolagus monticularis Critically Endangered
Nesolagus   Sumatran Striped Rabbit, Sumatra Short-eared Rabbit, SUmatran Nesolagus netscheri Critically Endangered
    Annamite Striped Rabbit Nesolagus timminsi No Data
Oryctolagus   European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Least Concern
Pentalagus   Amami Rabbit, Ryukyu Rabbit Pentalagus furnessi Endangered

Poelagus

  The Bunyoro Rabbit Poelagus marjorita Least Concern
Romerolagus   Volcano Rabbit, Teporingo, Zacatuche Romerolagus diazi Endangered

Sylvilagus

Tapeti Swamp Rabbit Sylvilagus aquaticus Least Concern
    Tapeti, Forest Rabbit Sylvilagus brasiliensis Least Concern
    Dice's Cottontail Sylvilagus dicei Endangered
    Omilteme Cottontail, Olilteme Rabbit Sylvilagus insonus Critically Endangered
    Marsh Rabbit Sylvilagus palustris Least Concern
    Venezuelan Lowland Rabbit Sylvilagus varynaensis  
  Sylvilagus Desert Cottontail, Audubon's Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii Least Concern
    Manzano Mountain Cottontail Sylvilagus cognatus  
    Mexican Cottontail Sylvilagus cunicularius Least Concern
    Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus Least Concern
    Tres Marias Rabbit, Tres Marias Cottontail Sylvilagus graysoni Endangered
    Mountain Cottontail, Nuttall's Cottontail Sylvilagus nuttallii Least Concern
    Appalachian Cottontail, Allegheny Cottontail, Sylvilagus obscurus Least Concern
    Robust Rabbit Sylvilagus robustus  
    New England Cottontail Sylvilagus transitionalis Vulnerable
  Microlagus Brush Rabbit Sylvilagus bachmani Least Concern
    San Jose Brush Rabbit Sylvilagus mansuetus Near Threatened
 

 

 

Hares:

Genus Sub-Genus Species: Common Name Species IUCN Status

Caprolagus

  The Hispid Hare, Bristly Rabbit, Assam Rabbit Caprolagus hispidus, Endangered

Pronolagus

  Natal Red Rock Hare, Greater Red Rockhare Pronolagus crassicaudatus Least Concern
    Smith's Red Rock Hare Pronolagus rupestris Least Concern
    Jameson's Red Rock Hare  Pronolagus randensis Least Concern
Lepus Macrotolagus Antelope Jackrabbit Lepus alleni Least Concern
  Poecilolagus Snowshoe Hare Lepus americanus Least Concern
  Lepus Arctic Hare  Lepus arcticus Least Concern
    Alaskan Hare Lepus othus Least Concern
    Mountain Hare, Arctic Hare Lepus timidus Least Concern
  Proeulagus Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus Least Concern
    White-sided Jackrabbit Lepus callotis Near Threatened
    Cape Hare Lepus capensis Least Concern
    Tehuantepec Jackrabbit, Tehuantepec Hare Lepus flavigularis Endangered
    Black Jackrabbit Lepus insularis Near Threatened
    Scrub Hare Lepus saxatilis Least Concern
    Desert Hare Lepus tibetanus  
    Tolai Hare Lepus tolai  
  Eulagos Broom Hare Lepus castroviejoi Vulnerable
    Yunnan Hare Lepus comus Least Concern
    Korean Hare Lepus coreanus Least Concern
    Corsican Hare Lepus corsicanus  
    European Hare, Brown Hare Lepus europaeus Least Concern
    Granada Hare Lepus granatensis  
    Manchurian Hare Lepus mandschuricus Least Concern
    Woolly Hare Lepus oiostolus Least Concern
    Ethiopian Highland Hare Lepus starcki Least Concern
    White-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus townsendii Least Concern
  Sabanalagus Ethiopian Hare Lepus fagani No Data
    African Savanna Hare Lepus microtis Least Concern
  Indolagus Hainan Hare Lepus hainanus Vulnerable
    Indian Hare Lepus nigricollis Least Concern
    Burmese Hare Lepus peguensis Least Concern
  Sinolagus Chinese Hare Lepus sinensis Least Concern
  Tarimolagus Yarkand Hare Lepus yarkandensis Near Threatened
  Incertae sedis Japanese Hare Lepus brachyurus Least Concern
    Abyssinian Hare Lepus habessinicus Least Concern

 

 
Citation: IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 15 October 2007.

 

 

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