The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Lepus europaeus meridiei Hilzheimer, 1906

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

Italy (including Pianosa island)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hilzheimer, M. (1906). Die europaischen Hasen. Zool. Anz. 30: 510-513.

 

Other references:

Mengoni, C. et al. (2018). The secret of Pianosa island: an Italian native population of European brown hare (Lepus europaeus meridiei Hilzheimer, 1906). COnservation Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-018-1077-4 [Abstract]

https://www.restoconlife.eu/en/2016/05/03/a-rare-european-hare-at-pianosa-an-animal-of-the-past/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/23983/lepus-europaeus-meridiei

 

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