Lepus californicus

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

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1), the Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) population in the 1950s was cyclic, large enough to generate public "drives" to reduce rabbit numbers, and was hunted legally until 2000 when the species' long-term decline became apparent (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, unpubl.
Lepus californicus also was less-often associated with mesquites than were L.
Seasonal food habits of blacktailed jackrabbits (Lepus Californicus) in southern New Mexico.
If you've not had a visit to your garden by the Black-tail Jackrabbit, or Lepus californicus, consider yourself fortunate indeed.
Specifically, in the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico, lagomorphs, e.g., black-tailed jackrabbits (Lepus californicus) and desert cottontails (Sylvilagus audubonii), were reported as the main prey, whereas rodents such as packrats (Neotoma leucodon), ground squirrels (Spermophilus), and deer mice (Peromyscus) , were reported as secondary prey (Delibes et al., 1986; Delibes and Hiraldo, 1987).
Though beyond the scope of our objectives, cameras recorded presence of other wildlife species, which included Badger (Taxidea taxus), Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), Bobcat (Lynx rufus), Coyote (Canis latrans), kangaroo rat (Dipdomys spp.), Long-nosed Leopard Lizard (Gambelia wislizenii), Long-tailed Weasel (Mustela frenata), Mountain Cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttalii), Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus), and White-tailed Antelope Squirrel (Ammospermophilus leucurus).
A brief search of the exposure area yielded desiccated carcasses of 10 black-tailed jackrabbits (Lepus californicus) and 2 desert cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus audubonii).
New records of the eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) and black tailed jack rabbit (Lepus californicus) in Mexico.
Items commonly used by both species include black-tailed hares (Lepus californicus), desert cottontails (Sylvilagus audubonii), kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spp.), pocket mice (Chaetodipus californicus, Perognathus inornatus), California ground squirrels (Spermophilus beechyi), pocket gophers (Thomomys bottae), grasshoppers (Acrididae), Jerusalem crickets (Gryllacrididae), and beetles (Eleodes spp.).
Black-tailed jackrabbits (Lepus californicus) are considerably more abundant than white-tailed jackrabbits (L.
2 (Lepus californicus) * Cottontail (Sylvilagus) * X X 1 Mountain cottontail X - 1 (Sylvilagus nuttallii) Notiosorex shrew X X 1 (Notiosorex) * Masked shrew - X 1 (Sorex cinereus) Merriam's shrew X X 1 (Sorex merriami) Dwarf shrew (Sorex nanus) X - 1 New Mexican shrew X X 1 (Sorex neomexicanus) Brazilian free-tailed bat - X 1 (Tadarida brasiliensis) * Pallid bat (Antrozous X X 1 pallidus) * Townsend's big-eared bat X X 1 (Corynorhinus townsendii) * Big brown bat (Eptesicus X X 1 fuscus)* Silver-haired bat - X 1 (Lasionycteris noctivagans) * California or western X X 1 small-footed myotis (Myotis californicus or M.
Tickborne vertebrate viruses include CTFV isolated from humans and ticks, EYAV isolated from ticks, CTFV-Ca isolated from a hare (Lepus californicus, black-tailed jackrabbit) in northern California, and SRV isolated from a person in Idaho.
Lepus californicus. -- The black-tailed jackrabbit is distributed throughout most of Texas with the exception of the Big Thicket region of southeastern Texas.
Lepus californicus.--The black-tailed jackrabbit is common statewide except for the Big Thicket region (Davis & Schmidly 1994).