Amur lemming

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Amur lemming
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Lemmus
Species: L. amurensis
Binomial name
Lemmus amurensis
Vinogradov, 1924

The Amur lemming (Lemmus amurensis) is a species of lemmings found near the Amur River in Siberia. The Amur lemming is rated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tsytsulina, K. (2008). Lemmus amurensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 June 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.