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SPECIES Lasiopodomys mandarinus

Author:Milne-Edwards, 1871.
Citation:Rech. Hist. Nat. Mammifères: 129.
Common Name:Mandarin Vole
Type Locality:China, Shanxi (Shansi), probably near Saratsi.
Distribution:NE and C China (Nei Mongol, Liaoning, Beijing, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Henan, Jiangsu, and Anhui; Zhang et al., 1997); N Mongolia; Transbaikal region and E and SE Siberia of Russia; Korea (Won and Smith, 1999); range limits uncertain.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:External, cranial, dental, and distributional characteristics presented by G. M. Allen (1940). G-banding of sex chromosomes and its significance described by Zhu et al. (1994). Structural and functional comparisons of the masticatory complex in L. mandarinus and Myospalax undertaken by Li and Wang (1999). Aspects of reproductive biology documented by Zorenko et al. (1994).



    faeceus (G. M. Allen, 1924)
    jeholensis (Mori, 1939)
    johannes (Thomas, 1910)
    kishidai (Mori, 1930)
    mandrianus (Miller, 1896)
    pullus (Miller, 1911)
    vinogradovi (Fetisov, 1936)

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