List of lagomorphs described in the 2000s

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This page is a list of species of the order Lagomorpha discovered in the 2000s. See also parent page Mammals discovered in the 2000s.

Black pika Ochotona nigritia (2000)[edit]

The black pika is a new species of pika.

Venezuelan lowland rabbit Sylvilagus varynaensis (2000)[edit]

The Venezuelan lowland rabbit is a new species of Cottontail rabbit described in 2000, and named Sylvilagus varynaensis. It is the largest and darkest of the Venezuelan rabbits.[1]

Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi (late 90s/2000)[edit]

The Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi was discovered in the mountain forests in Vietnam and Laos. Its existence was first made known as food for sale on a market stall. It is a member of a genus previously only known from the Sumatran striped rabbit (N. netscheri). Since its discovery, the Annamite striped rabbit has been found in many locations throughout Vietnam.[2]


  1. ^ "A new rabbit species (sylvilagus, Mammalia: leporidae) from the lowlands of Venezuela". SciElo. Retrieved 2006-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Nesolagus timminsi". IUCN Red List. Retrieved 2006-06-27.