Microtus ochrogaster Wagner 1842 (prairie vole)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combinations: Hypudaeus ochrogaster, Microtus (Pedomys) ochrogaster, Pedomys ochrogaster, Pitymys ochrogaster

Belongs to Microtus according to C. J. Bell and G. S. Bever 2006

See also Galewski et al. 2006, Hibbard 1955, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin 1974, Pfaff 1990, Repenning 1983, Repenning and Grady 1988 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Arvicola didelta, Arvicola involuta, Microtus (Stenocranius), Microtus agrestis, Microtus arvalis, Microtus australis, Microtus brecciensis, Microtus bucharicus, Microtus californicus, Microtus chrotorrhinus, Microtus drummondi, Microtus duodecimcostatus, Microtus eleniae, Microtus epimticeps, Microtus guatemalensis, Microtus guentheri, Microtus guildayi, Microtus hibbardi, Microtus irene, Microtus kikuchii, Microtus leucurus, Microtus llanensis, Microtus longicaudus, Microtus mandarinus, Microtus meadensis, Microtus mexicanus, Microtus middendorffi, Microtus miguelensis, Microtus miurus, Microtus montanus, Microtus morlani, Microtus oaxacensis, Microtus oeconomus, Microtus paroperarius, Microtus pennsylvanicus, Microtus pinetorum, Microtus quasiater, Microtus richardsoni, Microtus rossiaemeridionalis, Microtus umbrosus, Microtus xanthognathus, Pitymys parvulus, Pitymys aratai, Pitymys mcnowni, Pitymys cumberlandensis, Pitymys nemoralis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (23: Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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