The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Sylvilagus palustrellus Gazin, 1950



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene



Florida, USA












Original scientific description:

Gazin, C. L. (1950). Annotated list of fossil mammalia associated with human remains at Melbourne, Florida. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 40: 397-404.


Other references:

Ruez, D. R. Jr. (2004 "2003"). A new record of Sylvilagus palustrellus from the Rancholabrean (late Pleistocene) of Florida. Current Research in the Pleistocene 20: 112-113.

Ruez, Dennis R. (2011). Dental Variation in Pleistocene Marsh Rabbits from the Ichetucknee River, Florida. Current Research in the Pleistocene 28: 183-184.


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