Guatemalan vole

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Guatemalan vole
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Pitymys
Species: M. guatemalensis
Binomial name
Microtus guatemalensis
Merriam, 1898

The Guatemalan vole (Microtus guatemalensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico in montane pine-oak forest and meadow at elevations between 2600 and 3100 m above sea level.[1] It is terrestrial and probably diurnal or crepuscular.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Matson, J. & Woodman, N. (2008). "Microtus guatemalensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 17 April 2010.