Transcaucasian mole vole

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Original source: Graphodatsky, Alexander S; Trifonov, Vladimir A; Stanyon, Roscoe (2011). "The genome diversity and karyotype evolution of mammals". Molecular Cytogenetics 4 (22).
Author: Graphodatsky et al.

Transcaucasian mole vole

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Arvicolinae
Species : Ellobius lutescens


The Transcaucasian mole vole is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Facts about the Transcaucasian mole vole

; RT "Sex determination in Sry-negative Ellobius lutescens is not associated RT with genes of the polled intersex syndrome locus"; RL Unpublished.

Chromosome 9 of Ellobius lutescens is the X chromosome.

Observations on the Mole Vole, Ellobius lutescens Thomas 1897, (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey Yüksel COÞKUN, Servet ULUTÜRK Dicle University, Faculty of Art and Sciences, Biology Department, 21280 Diyarbakýr - TURKEY Abstract: Ellobius lutescens is the only species of the genus Ellobius living in eastern Anatolia.

tr Summary: Ellobius lutescens is the only species of Mole Vole

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