Wrangel lemming

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Wrangel lemming
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Genus: Dicrostonyx
Species: D. vinogradovi
Binomial name
Dicrostonyx vinogradovi
Ognev, 1948

The Wrangel lemming (Dicrostonyx vinogradovi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is found only on Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of eastern Russia. Its natural habitat is tundra, and it is threatened by habitat loss.

References

  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K. (2008). "Dicrostonyx vinogradovi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 May 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
  2. ^ 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. 973. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 


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