Lagomorpha

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Lagomorphs[1]
Temporal range: Late Paleocene–Holocene
Oryctolagus cuniculus Tasmania 2.jpg
European kinnen
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Infracless: Eutheria
Magnorder: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
(unranked): Glires
Order: Lagomorpha
Brandt, 1855
Faimilies

Leporidae
Ochotonidae
Prolagidae

Lagomorpha range.png
Range o Lagomorpha

The lagomorphs are the members o the taxonomic order Lagomorpha, o which thare are twa livin faimilies: the Leporidae (maukins an kinnens) an the Ochotonidae (pikas). The name o the order is derived frae the Auncient Greek lagos (λαγώς, "hare") +morphē (μορφή, "form"). Thare are aboot aichty-seiven species o lagomorph, includin aboot twenty-nine species o pika, twenty-aicht species o kinnen an cottontail, an thirty species o maukin.[2]

Classification[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hoffman, R.S.; Smith, A.T. (2005). "Order Lagomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 185–211. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. "lagomorph | mammal". Retrieved 2015-08-15. 
  3. The Paleobiology Database Lagomorpha entry Accessed on 13 Mey 2010