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SPECIES Ochotona (Conothoa) ladacensis

Author:Günther, 1875.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 4, 16: 231.
Common Name:Ladak Pika
Type Locality:"Chagra, 14000 feet above the sea" [Changra, Ladak, Kashmir, India; 4267 m].
Distribution:SW Xinjiang, Qinghai, E Tibet (China); Kashmir (India); Pakistan.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Conothoa; but see Niu et al. (2001), who placed it in subgenus Pika as sister to the erythrotis group. See also koslowi above. Broadly sympatric with curzoniae on the Tibetan Plateau, though not so widely distributed.



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