Definition of Lepus californicus
1. Noun. The common jackrabbit of grasslands and open areas of western United States; has large black-tipped ears and black streak on the tail.
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Literary usage of Lepus californicus
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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1919)
"5622: obverse of label "810 lepus californicus. Gray.—California Hare.—[printed slips pasted on] San Diego Cal Apr 25th '62 JGC" Specimens prepared with ..."
2. The Case of the People Against the Lawyers and the Courts: Interviews with by Frank Cramer (1915)
"... said jack-rabbit being then and there a male rodent of the genus and species lepus californicus deserticola; that the said coyote did thus set upon, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"Lepus floridanus audubonii (Baird). Two specimens. Belmont, November 2S, and Berkeley, August 27. lepus californicus Gray. Belmont, November 26. ..."