Persian vole

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Persian vole
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Microtus
Species: M. irani
Binomial name
Microtus irani
Thomas, 1921

The Persian vole (Microtus irani) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is only found in Iran.


  1. ^ Kryštufek, B. & Amori, G. (2008). "Microtus irani". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 June 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
  • 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.