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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Nuttall’s Cottontail Nuttallii Subspecies (Sylvilagus Nuttallii Nuttallii) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Nuttall’s Cottontail Nuttallii subspecies
Sylvilagus Nuttallii Nuttallii

in Canada

Nuttall’s Cottontail nuttallii subspecies (Sylvilagus nuttallii nuttallii)

Special Concern 2006

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2006. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Nuttall’s Cottontail nuttallii subspecies Sylvilagus nuttallii nuttallii in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 23 pp.

Previous reports

Carter, D. and M. Merkens. 1994. Update COSEWIC status report on the Nuttall's cottontail Sylvilagus nuttallii nuttallii (British Columbia population) and Sylvilagus nuttallii pinetis (Prairie population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 1-38 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge David Nagorsen for writing the update status report on the Nuttall’s Cottontail nuttallii subspecies Sylvilagus nuttallii nuttallii in Canada prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Marco Festa-Bianchet, Co-chair (Terrestrial Mammals), COSEWIC Terrestrial Mammals Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684
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COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le lapin de Nuttall de la sous-espèce nuttallii (Sylvilagus nuttallii nuttallii) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Nuttall's Cottontail nuttallii subspecies -- Photo by David Nagorsen.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue CW69-14/72-2006E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-43284-3

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