Transcaspian vole

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Transcaspian vole
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Microtus
Species: M. transcaspicus
Binomial name
Microtus transcaspicus
Satunin, 1905

kermanensis Roguin, 1988

The Transcaspian vole (Microtus transcaspicus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkmenistan.


  1. ^ Shenbrot, G. (2008). "Microtus transcaspicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 June 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.


  • 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.