Microtus xanthognathus Leach 1815 (taiga vole)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Arvicola xanthognatha

Belongs to Microtus according to K. L. Seymour 2004

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980

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 ochrogaster, Microtus oeconomus, Microtus paroperarius, Microtus pennsylvanicus, Microtus pinetorum, Microtus quasiater, Microtus richardsoni, Microtus rossiaemeridionalis, Microtus umbrosus, Pitymys parvulus, Pitymys aratai, Pitymys mcnowni, Pitymys cumberlandensis, Pitymys nemoralis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (4: British Columbia, Yukon collections), United States (16: Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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