Majorcan hare

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Majorcan hare[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Genus: Lepus
Species: L. granatensis
Subspecies: L. granatensis solisi
Trinomial name
Lepus granatensis solisi
Palacios & Fernández, 1992

The Majorcan hare (Lepus granatensis solisi) is a subspecies of the Granada hare, from Majorca, Spain. It was described only in 1992.[2] Most sources assume it is an extinct species.[3]


  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. p. 199. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Palacios F, Fernández J (1992). "A new subspecies of hare from Majorca (Balearic Islands)". Mammalia. 56 (1): 71–85. doi:10.1515/mamm.1992.56.1.71. 
  3. ^ Palomo, L. J. & J. Gisbert, ed. (2002). Atlas de los mamíferos terrestres de España. Madrid: OAPN.