Broom hare - Lepus castroviejoi Palacios, 1977
|Threat status Europe||Vulnerable (IUCN)|
|Most preferred habitats||
|May also occur in||
|Natura 2000 species code||5688|
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Threat and conservation status
IUCN Red List status of threatened species
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EU conservation status
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Common names and synonyms
|Broom hare||English||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Buskhare||Swedish||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Castroviejo-Hase||German||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Espanjanrusakko||Finnish||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Lepre di Castroviejo||Italian||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Liebre del piornal||Spanish||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Lièvre de Castroviejo||French||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Pirenejski zec||Croatian||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Spanyol nyúl||Hungarian||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|Zajíc janovcový||Czech||Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.|
|CoL (accepted name)||Catalogue of Life|
|EoL||Encyclopedia of Life|
|Fauna Europaea||Fauna Europaea|
|GBIF||Global Biodiversity Information Facility|
|ITIS (Valid name)||Interagency Taxonomic Information System|
|NCBI search||National Center for Biotechnology Information|
|PESI (Accepted)||Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure|