What does Lepus mean in latin?

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Lepus (genitive leporis) is "hare."

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What is the scientific name for snowshoe rabbit?

There are actually a lot of different types of hares and their specific scientific name would depend on which type of hare you are referring to.Hares belong to the genus Lepus. They are then grouped to different subgenus. Here is a list of Hares and their scientific names:Genus LepusSubgenus Macrotolagus Antelope jackrabbit, Lepus alleniSubgenus Poecilolagus Snowshoe hare, Lepus americanusSubgenus Lepus Arctic hare, Lepus arcticusAlaskan hare, Lepus othusMountain hare, Lepus timidusSubgenus Proeulagus Black-tailed jackrabbit, Lepus californicusWhite-sided jackrabbit, Lepus callotisCape hare, Lepus capensisTehuantepec jackrabbit, Lepus flavigularisBlack jackrabbit, Lepus insularisScrub hare, Lepus saxatilisDesert hare, Lepus tibetanusTolai hare, Lepus tolaiSubgenus Eulagos Broom hare, Lepus castroviejoiYunnan hare, Lepus comusKorean hare, Lepus coreanusCorsican hare, Lepus corsicanusEuropean hare, Lepus europaeusGranada hare, Lepus granatensisManchurian hare, Lepus mandschuricusWoolly hare, Lepus oiostolusEthiopian highland hare, Lepus starckiWhite-tailed jackrabbit, Lepus townsendiiSubgenus Sabanalagus Ethiopian hare, Lepus faganiAfrican savanna hare, Lepus microtisSubgenus Indolagus Hainan hare, Lepus hainanusIndian hare, Lepus nigricollisBurmese hare, Lepus peguensisSubgenus Sinolagus Chinese hare, Lepus sinensisSubgenus Tarimolagus Yarkand hare, Lepus yarkandensisSubgenus incertae sedis Japanese hare, Lepus brachyurusAbyssinian hare, Lepus habessinicus

What is a brown hare?

A brown hare is another name for the European hare, Latin name Lepus Europaeus.

What other types of rabbits are related to the desert jack rabbit?

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What is the nickname for lepus?

The nickname for Lepus is "The Hare."