Yellow steppe lemming

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Yellow steppe lemming
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Eolagurus
Species: E. luteus
Binomial name
Eolagurus luteus
(Eversmann, 1840)

The yellow steppe lemming (Eolagurus luteus) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae. It is found in China, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia. Its natural habitat is temperate desert.


  1. ^ Batsaikhan, N.; Avermid, D. & Tinnin, D. (2008). "Eolagurus luteus". 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 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.