Guatemalan vole

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Guatemalan vole
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Pitymys
Species: M. guatemalensis
Binomial name
Microtus guatemalensis
Merriam, 1898

The Guatemalan vole (Microtus guatemalensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico, in montane pine-oak forest and meadow at elevations between 2600 and 3100 m above sea level.[1] It is terrestrial and probably diurnal or crepuscular.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Matson, J. & Woodman, N. (2008). "Microtus guatemalensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T13432A3937747. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T13432A3937747.en. Retrieved 23 December 2017. 
  • Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 999. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 


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