Lepus californicus

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Synonyms for Lepus californicus

the common jackrabbit of grasslands and open areas of western United States

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Lepus californicus also was less-often associated with mesquites than were L.
The life histories and ecology of jack rabbits, Lepus alleni and Lepus californicus ssp.
In central Mexico, only a few records of Lepus californicus have been reported from the states of Queretaro and Hidalgo.
The locality of this new record is at the southeastern border of the range of Lepus californicus festinus and is geographically separated from that of L.
Mammals known from the study area include Dipodomys ordii (Ord's kangaroo rat), Onychomys leucogaster (northern grasshopper mouse), Perognathus flavescens (plains pocket mouse), Peromyscus maniculatus (deer mouse), Reithrodontomys montanus (plains harvest mouse), Sigmodon hispidus (hispid cotton rat), Neotoma micropus (wood rat), Spermophilus spilosoma (spotted ground squirrel), Canis latrans (coyote), Taxidea taxus (badger), Lepus californicus (black-tailed jackrabbit), Sylvilagus audubonii (desert cottontail), Antilocapra americana (pronghorn), and Bos bos (cattle).
Lepus californicus texianus Waterhouse, 1848, black-tailed jackrabbit.
Records of jackrabbits (Lepus) also are widespread in time and space; all paleontological and archaeological records lie within the current range of Lepus californicus.
The warmdry adated forms at Fowlikes Cave included Notiosorex crawfordi (desert shrew), Myotis velifer (cave myotis, a bat), Sylvilagus audubonii, Lepus californicus, Spermophilus spilosoma (spotted ground squirrel), Cynomys ludovicianus, Cratogeomys castanops (yellow-faced pocket gopher), Peromyscus eremicus (cactus mouse), Onychomys leucogaster, O.