Townsend's vole

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Townsend's Vole
Townsend's Vole (Microtus townsendii).jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Mynomes
Species: M. townsendii
Binomial name
Microtus townsendii
(Bachman, 1839)

Townsend's Vole (Microtus townsendii) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in British Columbia in Canada and in Washington and Oregon in the United States.[1] Its natural habitat is temperate grassland.


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V. & NatureServe (Hammerson, G.) (2008). Microtus townsendii. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 27 June 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.