Pronolagus rupestris (A. Smith, 1834) — Overview

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IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Pronolagus rupestris occurs in South Africa (Free State, North-West, and Northern Cape provinces), and Lesotho, and in a separate population in south-western Kenya, central Tanzania, eastern Zambia, and Malawi (Duthie and Robinson 1990; Boitani et al. 1999; Matthee et al. 2004). It is no longer thought to occur in Namibia as indicated by other treatments (Bronner et al. 2003).

The extent of occurrence is greater than 20,000 km, and the area of occupancy is greater than 2,000 km (Matthee et al. 2004).


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