Microtus pennsylvanicus nesophilus Bailey, 1898

Gull Island vole, Gull Islands vole



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Microtus nesophilus Bailey, 1898


Conservation Status


Last record: 1897



Gull Island, New York, USA


Biology & Ecology




Known from 15 specimens held in the Washington Museum.






Original scientific description:

Bailey, V. (1898). Descriptions of eleven new species and subspecies of voles. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 12: 85-90.


Other references:

Hall, E. R. 1981. The mammals of North America. Second ed. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1:1-600 + 90, 2:601-1181 + 90.

Honacki, J. H., et al., eds. 1982. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographical Reference. Allen Press, Inc. and The Association of Systematics Collections, Lawrence, Kansas. 694 pp.

Jones, J. K., Jr., D. C. Carter, H. H. Genoways, R. S. Hoffman, D. W. Rice, and C. Jones. (1986). Revised checklist of North American mammals north of Mexico. Occasional Papers, The Museum, Texas Tech University 107: 1-22.

Tamarin, R. H., editor. 1985. Biology of New World Microtus. American Soc. Mamm. Special Publication (8): 1-893. [relevant citation?]


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