Black Sea field mouse

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Black Sea field mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Apodemus
Species: A. ponticus
Binomial name
Apodemus ponticus
(Sviridenko, 1936)

The Black Sea field mouse (Apodemus ponticus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, possibly Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Russian Federation, and Turkey.


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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.