IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)


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Range Description

Sylvilagus varynaensis occurs in the lowlands of Venezuela in the states of Barinas, Portuguesa, and Guarico. It is only known from a few localities: Fundo Millano (18 km northeast of the town of Sabaneta), the type locality in Barinas, Chorrosco Bajo in Barinas (112 km east of type locality), Hato Cantaclaro (15 km north of the town of Santa Rosa), Hacienda Las Mercedes in Portuguesa (25 km west of the city of Guanare), Finca Las Lajitas in Guarico (5 km north-west of the town of San Rafael de Orituco) (Durant and Guevara 2001). It is suspected that the total distribution is more extensive than what is currently known.


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