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Bunolagus monticularis (Thomas, 1903)

Riverine Rabbit, Bushman Rabbit, Bushman Hare

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Lepus monticularis Thomas, 1903

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1902

Rediscovered in 1929

 

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Northern Cape Province, Western Cape, South Africa

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Collins, K., Ahlman, V., Matthee, C., Taylor, P., Keith, M., Palmer, G. and van Jaarsveld, A. 2004. Bunolagus monticularis. In: Y. Friedman and B. Daly (eds), Red Data Book of the Mammals of South Africa: A Conservation Assessment, pp. 412-413. CBSG Southern Africa, Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (SSC/IUCN), Endangered Wildlife Trust.

Duthie, A. G. 1989. The ecology of the riverine rabbit (Bunolagus monticularis). Thesis, University of Pretoria.

Duthie, A. G. and Robinson, T. J. 1990. Chapter 8: The African Rabbits. In: J. A. Chapman and J. E. C. Flux (eds), Rabbits, Hares and Pikas: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan, pp. 121-127. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Duthie, A. G., Skinner, J. D. and Robinson, T. J. 1989. The distribution and status of the Riverine Rabbit, Bunolagus monticularis, South Africa. Biological Conservation 47: 195-202.

Nowak, R.M. 1991. Walker's Mammals of the World. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA and London, UK.

Plug, Ina and Badenhorst, Shaw. (2001). The Distribution of Macrornammals in Southern Africa Over the Past 30 000 Years: as reflected in animal remains from archaeological sites. Transvaal Museum Monographs No. 12. Pretoria: Transvaal Museum. [title page, front matter, pp. 1-13, pp. 14-21, pp. 22-30 pp. 31-88, pp. 89-112, pp. 113-206, pp. 207-228, references]

South African Mammal CAMP Workshop. 2013. Bunolagus monticularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T3326A43710964. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T3326A43710964.en. Downloaded on 14 February 2017.

 

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