The lagomorphs are the members o the taxonomic order Lagomorpha, o which thare are twa livin faimilies: the Leporidae (maukins an kinnens) an the Ochotonidae (pikas). The name o the order is derived frae the Auncient Greek lagos (λαγώς, "hare") +morphē (μορφή, "form"). Thare are aboot aichty-seiven species o lagomorph, includin aboot twinty-nine species o pika, twinty-aicht species o kinnen an cottontail, an thirty species o maukin.[2]

Temporal range: Late Paleocene–recent
European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Clade: Epitheria
Clade: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
(unranked): Glires
Order: Lagomorpha
Brandt, 1855
Range o Lagomorpha




  1. a b Hoffman, R.S.; Smith, A.T. (2005). "Order Lagomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 185–211. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. "lagomorph | mammal". Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  3. The Paleobiology Database Lagomorpha entry Archived 2012-10-17 at the Wayback Machine Accessed on 13 Mey 2010