Unalaska collared lemming

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Unalaska collared lemming
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Dicrostonyx
Species: D. unalascensis
Binomial name
Dicrostonyx unalascensis
Merriam, 1900

The Unalaska collared lemming (Dicrostonyx unalascensis) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae. This species is found on two islands, Umnak and Unalaska, in the Aleutian Archipelago of Alaska in the United States.[1] Its natural habitat is tundra.


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V.; NatureServe; Garibaldi, A. & Hammerson, G. (2008). "Dicrostonyx unalascensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 May 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
  • 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.