Hokkaido red-backed vole

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Hokkaido Red-backed Vole
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Myodes
Species: M. rex
Binomial name
Myodes rex
(Imaizumi, 1971)

The Hokkaido Red-backed Vole (Myodes rex) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Japan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.


  1. ^ Abe, H. & Kaneko, Y. (2008). Myodes rex. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 30 June 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.