Nelson's collared lemming

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Nelson's collared lemming
Dyctostonix nelsoni.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Dicrostonyx
D. nelsoni
Binomial name
Dicrostonyx nelsoni
Merriam, 1900
Nelson's Collared Lemming Dicrostonyx nelsoni distribution map 2.png
Nelson's collared lemming range[2]

Dicrostonyx exsul

Nelson's collared lemming (Dicrostonyx nelsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in western and southwestern Alaska in the United States.[1]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A.V. & Hammerson, G. (2008). "Dicrostonyx nelsoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
  2. ^ IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) 2008. Dicrostonyx nelsoni. In: IUCN 2014. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 20 March 2015.
  • 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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