Taiwan vole

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Taiwan vole
An adult Taiwan vole (Microtus kikuchii) at Hehuan Mountain of Taiwan on Septmber 25th, 2015.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Alexandromys
Species: M. kikuchii
Binomial name
Mirotus kikuchii
Kuroda, 1920

The Taiwan vole (Microtus kikuchii) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Taiwan.


  1. ^ Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2008). "Mirotus kikuchii". 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 near threatened.
  • 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.