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Lepus comus (Yunnan Hare)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Yunnan hare (Lepus comus) is a species of mammal in the family Leporidae. It was considered endemic to China (mainly in Yunnan), but its presence was recorded in northern Myanmar in 2000.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.69
EDGE Score: 2.27


Diet [1]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [1]  100 %
Forages - Ground [1]  100 %
Nocturnal [1]  Yes


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Changshanerhai Nature Reserve V 139448 Yunnan, China  
Daweishan Nature Reserve V 122415 Yunnan, China  
Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve V 1245925 Yunnan, China  
Nujiang Nature Reserve   China      

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Range Map


Southern Asia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License