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IUCN Species Survival Commission, Lagomorph Specialist Group. Department of Biology, Box 871501, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1501 USA. E-mail: [email protected] Web site: <>

IUCN Species Survival Commission, Red List Programme Office. Web site: <>

Andrew T. Smith, PhD

Class Mammalia Order Lagomorpha Family Ochotonidae

Thumbnail description

Small, egg-shaped herbivores with prominent round ears, small eyes, and no visible tail


Number of genera, species

1 genus; 30 species


Talus, meadow, and steppe Conservation status

Extinct: 1 species; Endangered: 1 species; Vulnerable: 3 species; Lower Risk/Near Threatened: 2 species; Data Deficient: 2 species

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