Szechuan vole

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Szechuan vole
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Volemys
Species: V. millicens
Binomial name
Volemys millicens
(Thomas, 1911)

The Szechuan vole (Volemys millicens) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in northwestern Sichuan, China. It is one of two species in the genus Volemys along with Marie's vole (Volemys musseri).


In northwestern Sichuan, China, Volemys millicens is found in the Wolong National Nature Reserve, and likely also occurs in Wenchuan Caopo, Heishuihe, Fengtongzhai, Anzihe, and Longhixihongkou Nature Reserves.


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