Synaptomys cooperi relictus Jones, 1958

Southern bog lemming, Relict bog lemming, Nebraska bog lemming



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered invalid.


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1956 (Wilson & Choate, 1997)



Dundy County, Nebraska (southwestern)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Jones, J. Knox. (1958). A New Bog Lemming (Genus Synaptomys) From Nebraska. University of Kansas Publications 9(13): 385-388.


Other references:

Rose, Robert K. and Linzey, Alicia V. (2021). Synaptomys cooperi (Rodentia: Cricetidae). Mammalian Species 53(1007): 95-111.

Wilson, Gregory M. and Choate, Jerry R. (1997). Taxonomic Status and Biogeography of the Southern Bog Lemming, Synaptomys cooperi, on the Central Great Plains. Journal of Mammalogy 78(2): 444-458. [Abstract]


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