Alai mole vole

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Alai mole vole
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Ellobius
Species: E. alaicus
Binomial name
Ellobius alaicus
Vorontsov, Liapounova et al., 1969

The Alai mole vole (Ellobius alaicus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is known only from Kyrgyzstan, where it has been found in temperate grassland in the Alai Mountains. Little else is known about the vole.[1]

It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ a b Tsytsulina, K. (2008). "Ellobius alaicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 975. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.