Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Lagomorpha > Family: Leporidae > Genus: Lepus > Species: Lepus castroviejoi

Broom hare - Lepus castroviejoi Palacios, 1977

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Quick facts

  • Threat status Europe: Vulnerable (IUCN)
  • Not listed in legal texts
  • Natura 2000 code: 5688


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
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.
No synonyms available.

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External data

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