Japanese grass vole

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Japanese grass vole
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Alexandromys
Species: M. montebelli
Binomial name
Microtus montebelli
(Milne-Edwards, 1872)

The Japanese grass vole (Microtus montebelli) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Japan.


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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.