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Species profile—Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)


Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Leporidae (rabbit and hare) → Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
Leporidae (rabbit and hare)
Scientific name
Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name
Type reference
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae : Laurentii Salvii Tom. 1 824 pp.
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
European rabbit
wild rabbit
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
Pest status
Feral Animal

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
23 October 2019
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