Nelson's collared lemming

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Nelson's Collared Lemming
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Dicrostonyx
Species: D. nelsoni
Binomial name
Dicrostonyx nelsoni
Merriam, 1900

Dicrostonyx exsul

Nelson's collared lemming (Dicrostonyx nelsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in western and southwestern Alaska in the United States.[1]


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  • 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.