Alai mole vole

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Alai mole vole
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Ellobius
Species: E. alaicus
Binomial name
Ellobius alaicus
Vorontsov, Liapounova et al., 1969

The Alai mole vole (Ellobius alaicus) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae. It is known only from Kyrgyzstan, where it has been found in temperate grassland in the Alai Mountains. Little else is known about the vole.[1]

It is threatened by habitat loss.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tsytsulina, K. (2008). Ellobius alaicus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 3 February 2011. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.

References[edit]

  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.