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Schelkovnikov's pine vole

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Schelkovnikov's pine vole

Schelkovnikov's pine vole
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Hyrcanicola
Nadachowski, 2007
Species: M. schelkovnikovi
Binomial name
Microtus schelkovnikovi
(Satunin, 1907)

Schelkovnikov's pine vole (Microtus schelkovnikovi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Azerbaijan and Iran. It has recently been considered the sole species in the subgenus Hyrcanicola.


  1. ^ Shenbrot, G. & Kryštufek, B. (2008). Microtus schelkovnikovi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 27 June 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of near threatened.
  • 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.
  • Nadachowski, A. 2007. The taxonomic status of Schelkovnikov's Pine Vole Microtus schelkovnikovi (Rodentia, Mammalia). Acta zoologica cracoviensia 50A(1-2):67-72.
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