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Descriptor in English: Hares
Descriptor in Spanish: Liebres
Descriptor in Portuguese: Lebres
Descriptor in French: Lepus
Entry term(s): Hare
Jackrabbit
Jackrabbits
Lepus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.968.400
Scope note: The genus Lepus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Hares are born above ground, fully furred, and with their eyes and ears open. In contrast with RABBITS, hares have 24 chromosome pairs.
Annotation: do not confuse with BELGIAN HARE see RABBITS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 2003
DeCS UI: 36575
Descriptor UI: D034621
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Hares - Preferred
Concept UI M0012189
Scope note The genus Lepus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Hares are born above ground, fully furred, and with their eyes and ears open. In contrast with RABBITS, hares have 24 chromosome pairs.
Preferred term Hares
Entry term(s) Hare
Lepus
Jackrabbits - Narrower
Concept UI M0405875
Scope note Various species of HARES in the genus Lepus, not RABBITS.
Preferred term Jackrabbits
Entry term(s) Jackrabbit



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