Mandarin vole

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Mandarin vole
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Lasiopodomys
Species: L. mandarinus
Binomial name
Lasiopodomys mandarinus
(Milne-Edwards, 1871)

The mandarin vole (Lasiopodomys mandarinus) is a species of vole found in central China as well as the southern and central Korean Peninsula. An adult mandarin vole is typically of about 115 millimeters in length, in addition to about 28 mm of tail. It is smaller and darker in color than the reed vole, Microtus fortis.

See also


  1. ^ Batsaikhan, N. & Tsytsulina, K. (2008). "Lasiopodomys mandarinus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 June 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
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