Sylvilagus floridanus

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Noun1.Sylvilagus floridanus - widely distributed in United States except northwest and far west regions
cottontail, cottontail rabbit, wood rabbit - common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
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Fishers are generalist predators (Powell, 1993), whose common prey on our study site included porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum), ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), eastern cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus), snowshoe hares (Lepus americanas), red (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) and gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensi), and carrion of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus; (Kirby et al, 2018) or roadkill (Powell, 1993).
Our nonarmadillo photo set included raccoons (Procyon lotor), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), groundhogs (Marmota monax), fox squirrels (Sciurus niger), eastern gray squirrels, elk (Cervus elaphus), turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo), Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), coyotes (Canis latrans), bobcats (Lynx rufus), eastern cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus), eastern chipmunks, brown rats (Rattus norvegicus), mice (Mus musculus and Peromyscus and Reithrodontomys species), southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans), striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), and passerine birds.
Eastern Cottontail, Sylvilagus floridanus and allies.
White-tailed deer, coyotes (Canis latrans Say 1823), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus Schreber 1775), ringtail (Bassariscus astutus Lichtenstein 1830), raccoons (Procyon lotor Linnaeus 1758), rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus J.A.
Entretanto, se comparo el numero cromosomico de esta especie con el de animales ya clasificados como Sylvilagus floridanus y Sylvilagus brasiliensis, ya que en un estudio de variabilidad genetica en la poblacion de lagomorfos de cuatro especies de Sylvilagus se pudo dar a conocer que el Sylvilagus floridanus y el Sylvilagus brasiliensis cuentan con poca diferenciacion genetica siendo estas las especies mas relacionadas entre si (CERVANTES et al., 1999).
was identified in persons in Missouri and Kentucky and in eastern cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus floridanus) on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts (2-5).
In the area, 53 species of mammals have been recorded of which white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus, white-nosed coati Nasua narica and eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus are the most abundantly occurring, whereas nine-banded armadillo is one of the most scarcely occurring (Monroy-Vilchis et al.
Leporidae.--The eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) is the only species of rabbit present and is very common on the IAA-managed lands.