The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Nesolagus netscheri (Schlegel, 1880)

Sumatran striped rabbit, Sumatran rabbit, Sumatran short-eared rabbit

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1972

Rediscovered in 2000

 

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Sumatra, Indonesia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

BBC News. 2007. Striped rabbit spotted in Sumatra.

Fauna & Flora News. 1998. Rare rabbit and cat captured on film. Fauna & Flora News: 3.

Flux, J. C. 1990. The Sumatran rabbit Nesolagus netscheri. In: J. A. Chapman;J. C. Flux (ed.), Rabbits, hares and pikas, pp. 137-139. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Hoffmann, R.S. and Smith, A.T. 2005. Order Lagomorpha. In: D.E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 185-211. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Meijaard, E. & Sugardjito, J. 2008. Nesolagus netscheri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T14662A4454110. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T14662A4454110.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

Schneider, E. 2001. Rabbits and Hare Species. In: D. Macdonald (ed.), The New Encyclopedia of Mammals, pp. 702-704. Andromeda Oxford Limited, Oxfordshire.

 

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