Microtus pennsylvanicus chihuahuensis Bradley & Cockrum, 1968



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1988



Ojo Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bradley, William Glen. and Cockrum, E. Lendell. (1968). A new subspecies of the meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) from northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. American Museum Novitates 2325: 1-7.


Other references:

Anderson, Sydney and Hubbard, John Patrick. (1971). Notes on geographic variation of Microtus pennsylvanicus (Mammalia, Rodentia) in New Mexico and Chihuahua. American Museum Novitates 2460: 1-8.

Rurik List, Oliver R. W. Pergams, Jesús Pacheco, Juan Cruzado, and Gerardo Ceballos. (2010). Genetic divergence of Microtus pennsylvanicus chihuahuensis and conservation implications of marginal population extinctions. Journal of Mammalogy 91(5): 1093-1101.

López-González, C., and D. F. García-Mendoza. (2012). A checklist of the mammals (Mammalia) of Chihuahua Mexico. Check List 8: 1122-1133.


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