Muli pika

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Muli Pika
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Ochotonidae
Genus: Ochotona
Species: O. muliensis
Binomial name
Ochotona muliensis
Pen & Feng, 1962
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Muli Pika range

The Muli pika (Ochotona muliensis) is a species of mammal in the family Ochotonidae. It is endemic to China. Its natural habitat is temperate grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

It is a rarely found, one of the six pika species endemic to central China, with no true population studies.[2][a]

References

Notes

  1. ^ The other five species are the Forrest's pika Thomas's pika (Ochotona thomasi),Forrest's pika (Ochotona forresti), the Gaoligong pika (Ochotona gaoligongensis), the Tsing-ling pika (Ochotona huangensis), and the Black pika (Ochotona nigritia).[2]
  1. ^ Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2008). "Ochotona muliensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 April 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
  2. ^ a b Alves, Ferrand & Hacklände 2008, p. 308.

Bibliography

  • Alves, Paulo C.; Ferrand, Nuno; Hacklände, Klaus, eds. (2008). Lagomorph Biology: Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation. Springer. p. 308. ISBN 978-3-540-72446-9.


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