Sylvilagus


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Sylvilagus

the rabbit genus of lagomorphs in the family Leporidae. The wild rabbit lives in burrows, is herbivorous and feeds mostly at dawn and dusk. They have great powers of reproduction and have been a serious agricultural pest in some countries. The domestic variety is extensively used in laboratories and there are special varieties for the commercial production of rabbitmeat and for pelt and fur production. Common species are Sylvilagus bachmani (brush rabbit) the reservoir of the myxomatosis virus in USA, Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern cottontail) and Oryctolagus cuniculus (European domestic and wild rabbit). See also angora rabbit, argenté, belgian hare, beveren, californian, dutch, english, flemish giant, havana, himalayan (2), lop, netherland dwarf, new zealand red, new zealand white, polish, rex (2), russian, sable (2), satin, siberian, silver fox. Other colors include fox, harlequin, lilac, silver, smoke pearl, tan.
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Los datos obtenidos del analisis de comportamiento del Sylvilagus brasiliensis, durante el periodo de muestreo se presentan a continuacion:
Endozoocoria por el conejo montes Sylvilagus cunicularius y el cacomixtle Bassariscus astutus: atributos de galbulos y semilla de Juniperus deppeana en Ixtacuixtla, Tlaxcala.
Sylvilagus brasiliensis es una especie caracterizada como de actividad nocturna (Emmons y Feer, 1990; Gomez et al.
En America, solo se reportan leporidos de los generos: Sytvilagus (13 especies), Romerolagus (una especie) y Brachilagus (una especie); en nuestra area de estudio, es probable que solo existan individuos del genero Sylvilagus o individuos del genero Orictolagus (domesticos), que hayan sido asilvestrados.
0 Lagomorpha Sylvilagus brasiliensis (Linnaeus, 1758) Carnivora Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766) Galictis cuja (Molina, 1782) Eira Barbara (Linnaeus, 1758) Procvon cancrivorus (G.
In the area, 53 species of mammals have been recorded of which white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus, white-nosed coati Nasua narica and eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus are the most abundantly occurring, whereas nine-banded armadillo is one of the most scarcely occurring (Monroy-Vilchis et al.
Occassionally, other species such as Neotoma fuscipes, Sylvilagus spp.
Sylvilagus obscurus (Appalachian cottontail) Occurs in mountainous regions of eastern and middle Tennessee; habitat most often associated with dense forest and boreal environments.
De acuerdo con el IAR las especies mas abundantes fueron Nasua narica, Sylvilagus floridanus y Urocyon cinereoargenteus.
The swamp rabbit, Sylvilagus aquaticus in Indiana, 1984 - 1985.
Keywords: Swamp rabbit, Sylvilagus aquaticus, home range, southwestern Indiana
3 Gastropod Sylvilagus floridanus Summer Autumn N = 31 N = 35 Item %f %v I %f %v I Fruit and Seed Juniperus ashei 73 53.