Wrangel lemming

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Wrangel lemming
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Dicrostonyx
Species: D. vinogradovi
Binomial name
Dicrostonyx vinogradovi
Ognev, 1948

The Wrangel lemming (Dicrostonyx vinogradovi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is found only on Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of eastern Russia. Its natural habitat is tundra, and it is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K. (2008). Dicrostonyx vinogradovi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 24 May 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
  2. ^ Musser, G. G.; Carleton, M. D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 973. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.