Murree vole

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Murree Vole
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Hyperacrius
Species: H. wynnei
Binomial name
Hyperacrius wynnei
(Blanford, 1881)

The Murree Vole (Hyperacrius wynnei) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is endemic to Pakistan.

Distribution[edit]

It is confined to the Himalayas including Murree Hills, Kaghan Valley and Swat Valley.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Molur, S. & Nameer, P.O. (2008). Hyperacrius wynnei. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 1 June 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
  2. ^ Roberts, T.J., "Field Guide to the small mammals of Pakistan" Karachi:Oxford University Press, 2005 pg 257
  • 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.