Qazvin vole

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Qazvin vole
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Microtus
Species: M. qazvinensis
Binomial name
Microtus qazvinensis
Golenishchev, 2003

The Qazvin vole (Microtus qazvinensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Iran and is normally given as either part of the Microtus or Sumeriomys subgenus. It is a close relative of M. guentheri distinguished by different pelage coloration and a more complex occlusal pattern.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stuart, S.N. (2008). Microtus qazvinensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 27 June 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
  • D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2005: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore