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Summary information for JACKRABBIT, BLACK-TAILED
Common Name JACKRABBIT, BLACK-TAILED
Scientific Name LEPUS CALIFORNICUS MELANOTIS
Status NONGAME, STATE ENDANGERED, STATE RANK S1, GLOBAL RANK G5
Primary Habitat Association Grassland(matrix)
Preferred Habitat Inhabits large contiguous native grasslands with adjacent legume and crop fields. Prefer grazed areas with scattered clumps of taller vegetation.
Distribution Occurs in southwest and central prairies of Missouri *02*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BARRY, BARTON, BATES, BENTON, CASS, CEDAR, CHRISTIAN, COOPER, DADE, DALLAS, DOUGLAS, GREENE, HARRISON, HENRY, HICKORY, JACKSON, JASPER, JOHNSON, LACLEDE, LAFAYETTE, LAWRENCE, MCDONALD, MONITEAU, MORGAN, NEWTON, PETTIS, POLK, PULASKI, RAY, SALINE, ST. CLAIR, STONE, TEXAS, VERNON, WEBSTER, WRIGHT

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