Tres Marias rabbit

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Tres Marias cottontail[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Genus: Sylvilagus
Species: S. graysoni
Binomial name
Sylvilagus graysoni
(J.A. Allen, 1877)
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Tres Marias cottontail range

The Tres Marias cottontail or Tres Marias rabbit (Sylvilagus graysoni) is a species of mammal in the family Leporidae.[1] It is endemic to the Tres Marias Islands, part of the Mexican state of Nayarit.[2] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ a b 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. 210. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Mexican Association for Conservation; Study of Lagomorphs (AMCELA); Romero Malpica; F. J. & Rangel Cordero, H. (2008). "Sylvilagus graysoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2011-02-25.