Ochotona whartoni Guthrie & Matthews, 1971

Wharton's pika



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



North America












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Mead, J. I. and Grady, F. (1996). Ochotona (Lagomorpha) from Late Quaternary Cave Deposits in Eastern North America. Quaternary Research 45(1): 93-101. [Abstract]

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Turvey, Samuel T. (2009). Holocene mammal extinctions, pp. 41-61. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.

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