Lepus fagani (Ethiopian hare)

IUCN Red List category: Data Deficient

Distribution: Rare and Localised

Records of occurrence for Lepus fagani (n=9)

Model outputs

Here we are NOT aiming to model the actual observed range of the species, but the extent of the potentially suitable bioclimatic envelope. This will inevitably be larger than the actual range as it is not restricted by landcover or anthropogenic impacts etc. However, the potentially suitable bioclimatic envelopes have now been clipped so that unsuitable habitat (based on land cover classes) is omitted. The areas in black represent suitable climate and habitat and the areas in blue represent only suitable climate.

Your expert opinion is extremely useful in evaluating these models and will lead to us assessing Maxent as a platform for species distribution modelling. We ask that you provide your expert opinion of the models, rather than an evaluation of our success at modelling the species; a negative evaluation is just as informative as a positive one.

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A. Current distribution using only modern data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 88,667 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 3,507,548 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

A. Current distribution using only modern data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 107,665 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 139,833 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

B. Current distribution using modern and past data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 231,140 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 3,566,812 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

B. Current distribution using modern and past data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 256,709 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 315,866 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

C. Past distribution using only modern data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 105,733 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 4,205,203 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

C. Past distribution using only modern data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 127,666 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 162,328 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

D. Past distribution using modern and past data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 142,650 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 2,558,362 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

D. Past distribution using modern and past data. Potentially suitable climate and habitat shown in black (Range size = 165,204 sq.km) and potentially suitable climate shown in blue (Range size= 200,602 sq.km). IUCN polygon shown in red.

 

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