Royal vole

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Royal vole
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Myodes
Species: M. regulus
Binomial name
Myodes regulus
(Thomas, 1907)

The royal vole (Myodes regulus), also called the Korean red-backed vole is a species of vole found in the Korean Peninsula and the Changbai Mountains along the Chinese-Korean border. An adult Royal Vole weighs 20-40 grams and has a body length of 75–127 mm. The tail is 33-55 millimeters in length.


  1. ^ Stuart, S.N. (2008). "Myodes regulus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 30 June 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.

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