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SPECIES Phenacomys ungava

Author:Merriam, 1889.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 2: 35.
Common Name:Eastern Heather Vole
Type Locality:Canada, Quebec Prov., Fort Chimo, near Ungava Bay.
Distribution:S Yukon across much of Canada to E Labrador; southwards skirting the E Rocky Mountains to S Alberta, along the N Great Lakes and lower St. Lawrence River, SE Quebec.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See remarks under P. intermedius and McAllister and Hoffmann (1988) on proper usage of ungava for this form. Distributional limits in late Pleistocene much farther south, as far as N Arkansas, C Tennessee, and Virginia (Graham and Lundelius, 1994).
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    celatus Merriam, 1889
    crassus Bangs, 1900
    latimanus Merriam, 1889
    mackenzii Preble, 1902
    soperi Anderson, 1942

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