Steppe field mouse
|Steppe field mouse|
The steppe field mouse (Apodemus witherbyi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Israel, Turkey, Jordan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, and probably Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria. The Mount Hermon field mouse (sometimes recognized as a distinct species: A. hermonensis) and the yellow-breasted field mouse (sometimes recognized as a distinct species: A. fulvipectus) were considered conspecific with the steppe field mouse by Musser and Carleton (2005).
- Bukhnikashvili, A, Shenbrot, G. and Sozen, M. (2008). Steppe Field Mouse. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. Downloaded on January 18, 2010.
- 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.
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