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SPECIES Cricetulus longicaudatus

Author:Milne-Edwards, 1867.
Citation:Rech. Hist. Nat. Mammifères: 13.
Common Name:Long-tailed Dwarf Hamster
Type Locality:China, N Shanxi (Shansi), near Saratsi.
Distribution:Altai and Tuva regions of Russia and Kazakhstan (Gromov and Erbajeva, 1995), NW China (Xinjiang), Mongolia, and adjacent Chinese regions in Nei Mongol, Hebei, Beijing, Tianjin, Henan, N Shanxi, Ningxia, N Sichuan, and N Xizang (Tibet); see Feng et al. (1986), Qin (1991), Corbet and Hill (1992), Wang (2003), and Zhang et al. (1997).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:G. M. Allen (1940) listed dichrootis as a synonym of C. barabensis, but Corbet (1978c) included it in C. longicaudatus. Revised by Wang and Zheng (1973).



    andersoni Thomas, 1908
    chiumalaiensis Wang and Cheng, 1973
    dichrootis Satunin, 1902
    griseiventris (Satunin, 1903)
    kozhantschikovi Vinogradov, 1927
    nigrescens G. M. Allen, 1925

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