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Tuesday 23 May 2017

Species Sheet


Transcaucasian Mole Vole

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Classification - Taxonomy

CLASS Mammals
 ORDER  Rodentia
  FAMILY   Muridae
   SUBFAMILY    Arvicolinae
    SUBGENUS     Afganomys
       LATIN NAME      Ellobius lutescens
AUTHOR  Thomas, 1897
SYNONYMS  Ellobius fuscocapillus lutescens - Afganomys lutescens - 
HISTORIC  
NOTES  E woosnami and legendrei are included under E fuscocapillus

Location- Threatened

DISTRIBUTION  From South Caucasus Mtns south through E Turkey and NW Iran, Transcaucasia including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq
STATUS  IUCN 2009 : Least Concern

SUBSPECIES

 Describ subspecies = 3 ; Valid in taxonomy = 0
 Possible listed subspecies =
1
Ellobius lutescens lutescens
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