Murree vole

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Murree Vole
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Hyperacrius
Species: H. wynnei
Binomial name
Hyperacrius wynnei
(Blanford, 1881)

The Murree vole (Hyperacrius wynnei) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is endemic to Pakistan. It was named by Blanford after its collector, geologist Arthur Beevor Wynne.

Distribution

It is confined to the Himalayas including Murree Hills, Kaghan Valley and Swat Valley.[2]

References

  1. ^ Molur, S. & Nameer, P.O. (2008). "Hyperacrius wynnei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 June 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
  2. ^ Roberts, T.J., "Field Guide to the small mammals of Pakistan" Karachi:Oxford University Press, 2005 pg 257
  • 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.


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