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Taxon: Genus Lepus Linnaeus, 1758 - hares (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Lagomorpha - (Family) Leporidae

Current position

Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788 Ref: R.S. Hoffmann & A.T. Smith, 2005: 195.

Alternative positions

Glires (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: [von] Linné, C., 1766: 77.
Leporinae (Subfamily) Batsch, 1788 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Original position

Glires (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Subsequent positions

Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788

Original entries

Lepus brasiliensis Linnaeus, 1758
Lepus capensis Linnaeus, 1758
Lepus cuniculus Linnaeus, 1758
Lepus timidus Linnaeus, 1758

Subsequent entries

Sabanolagus (Subgenus) Averianov, 1998 Ref: Averianov, 1998. Byull Mosk O-va Ispyt Prir Otd Biol 103 (1), Yanvar'-Fevral': 6.
Sinolagus (Subgenus) Averianov, 1998 Ref: Averianov, 1998. Byull Mosk O-va Ispyt Prir Otd Biol 103 (1), Yanvar'-Fevral': 6.

Historical positions

Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788 Ref: R.S. Hoffmann & A.T. Smith, 2005: 195.
Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 112.
Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788 Ref: R.S. Hoffmann, 1993: 814.
Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 209.
Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1045.
Chordata (Phylum) Bateson, 1885 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 239. [rough position]
Leporidae (Family) Batsch, 1788 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Rodentia (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 454. [rough position]
Glires (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. a Linné, 1766: 27, 77.
Glires (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 19, 57.

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 32s;109ss; †1s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [32s;109ss]
2005 R.S. Hoffmann & A.T. Smith [32s;109ss]
1993 R.S. Hoffmann [30s]
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [23s]
1982 A.F. DeBlase 22s
1758 C. Linnaeus [4s]
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