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Lepus Linnaeus, 1758
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Lepus Linnaeus, 1758; , TS: Lepus timidus
Chionobates
Eulepus
Allolagus
Eulagus
Tarimolagus
Proeulagus Gureev, 1964; , TS: Lepus oistolus


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The exact identification of this species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.



fiLepus capensis Linnaeus, 1758
Palearctic, Africa (non-forested). See [About maps] Rusakko Brown Hare Cape hare
Lepus capensis Linnaeus, 1758; , TL: Cape of Good Hope
capensis europaeus Pallas, 1778; , TL: Burgundy, France
alba
aguilonius
argenteogrisea
biarmicus
borealis Kuznetsov
?campestris
campicola
caspicus; (Asrakhan, Russia)
caucasicus; (N. Caucasus)
cinereus
?coronatus
cyrensis; (Azerbaijan)
flavus
gallaecius
hispanicus; (SE. Spain)
hybridus; (Moscow region, USSR)
hyemalis
granatensis
iturissius
judeae; (Palestine)
kalmykorum
karpathorum
lilfordi
?maculatus
medium
meridiei
meridionalis
niethammeri
niger
?nigricans
occidentalis; (Britain)
parnassius; (Greece)
ponticus
pyrenaicus
?rufus
syriacus; (Syria)
tesquorum; (Ukraine)
transsylvanicus
tumak
Lepus cyanotis Blanchard, 1957; , TL: Lanslebourg, Savoie, France, 2600 m
capensis schlumbergeri Saint-Loup, 1894; (N. Africa), TL: NE. Morocco
atlanticus; (SW. Morocco)
barcaeus; (Cyrenaica)
harteri; (Rio de Oro)
innesi
kabylicus; (Algeria)
maroccanus
pallidior
pediaeus
rothschildi; (Egypt)
sefranus
sherif
tunetae; (Tunisia)
whitakeri; (Tripolitania)
capensis arabicus Ehrenberg, 1833; , TL: Qunfidha, S. of Mecca
cheesmani; (S. of Bahrain)
omanensis; (Oman)
?sinaiticus; (Sinai)
Lepus capensis atallahi Harrison, 1972; , TL: Isa, Bahrain Island
capensis tibetanus Waterhouse, 1841; , TL: Kashmir
aralensis
lehmanni; (lower Amu Darya, Turkestan)
pamirensis; (Pamirs)
craspedotis; (Baluchista)
?stoliczkanus; (W. Sinkiang)
?biddulphi
?kaschgaricus
zaixanicus; (E. of L. Balkash)
buchariensis; (Tadzhikistan)
desertorum; (Turkmenia)
capensis tolai Pallas, 1778; , TL: upper Amur Basin SE of L. Baikal
aurigineus; (China)
brevinasus
butlerowi
cinnamomeus; (Szechuan)
filchneri; (S. Shensi)
gansuicus; (Kansu)
gobicus; (Mongolia)
kessleri
przewalski; (Tsaidam)
quercerus; (Altai Mts)
sowerbyae; (N. Shansi)
stegmanni
subluteus
swinhoei
capensis mediterraneus Wagner, 1841; (Sardinia)
typicus
capensis corsicanus de Winton, 1898; (Corsica)
capensis creticus Barrett-Hamilton, 1903; (Crete)
capensis cyprius Barrett-Hamilton, 1903; (Cyprus)
capensis ghigii de Beaux, 1927; (Stampalia Island, Aegian Sea)
?capensis aegyptius Desmarest, 1882; (Egypt)

fiLepus timidus Linnaeus, 1758
NEU, Siberia (tundra and coniferous forest zones), C.Asia, Alps, Ireland, Scotland, Sakhalin, Hokkaido, Alaska - Labrador, Greenland. See [About maps] Metsäjänis Arctic Hare Mountain Hare Varying Hare
Lepus timidus Linnaeus, 1758; , TL: Sweden
variabilis
septentrionalis
typicus
abei; (Kurile Is.)
algidus
alpinus Erxleben
altaicus
begitschevi; (Taimyr Peninsula)
borealis
canescens
collinus
gichiganus
kamtschaticus; (Kamchatka - nom. nud)
kolymensis
kozhevnikovi; (European Russia)
lugubris; (Altai Mts)
mordeni; (SE. Siberia)
orii; (Sakhalin)
rubustus
saghalinensis
sclavonius
sibiricourm; (W. Siberia)
sylvaticus
transbaicalicus; (L. Baikal)
tschuktschorum; (NE. Siberia)
timidis varronis Miller, 1901; (Alps)
breviauritus
timidus hibernicus Bell, 1837; (Ireland)
lutescens
timidus scoticus Hilzheimer, 1906; (Scotland)
?albus Leach
timidus ainu Barrett-Hamilton, 1900; (Hokkaido, Japan)
timidus arcticus Ross, 1819; (N. Canada)
timidus groenlandicus Rhoads, 1896; (Greenland)
timidus othus Merriam, 1900; (Alaska)

Lepus oiostolus Hodgson, 1840
Tibet (Ladak - Yunnan), Chinghai - Szechuan - Nan Shan. See [About maps] Woolly Hare
Lepus oiostolus Hodgson, 1840; (S. Tibet)
?comus; (Yunnan)
grahami
hypsibius; (Ladak)
illuteus
kozlovi; (SE. Tibet)
?oemodias
pallipes
sechuanensis; (NW. Szechuan)
?tsaidamensis; (SW of Koko-Nor)

Lepus sinensis Gray, 1832
Korea, China (lowland south of the Yangtze Kiang), Taiwan. See [About maps] Chinese Hare
Lepus sinensis Gray, 1832; (Canton, S.China)
flaviventris; (Fukien)
sinensis coreanus Thomas, 1892; (Korea)
sinensis formosus Thomas, 1908; (Taiwan)

Lepus brachyurus Temminck, 1844
Japan. See [About maps] Japanese Hare
Lepus brachyurus Temminck, 1844; (Kyushu, Japan)
brachyurus angustidens Hollister, 1912; (NW. Honshu)
etigo
brachyurus okiensis Thomas, 1906; (Oki Is.)
brachyurus lyoni Kishida, 1937; (Sado Is.)

Lepus mandschuricus Radde, 1861
Amur, Manchuria, N.Korea. See [About maps] Manchurian Hare
Lepus mandschuricus Radde, 1861; (Bureja Mts, Amur basin)
melanonotus

Lepus yarkandensis Günther, 1875
SW.Sinkiang (steppes). See [About maps] Yarkand Hare
Lepus yarkandensis Günther, 1875; (Yarkand, Sinkiang)


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