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SPECIES Ochotona (Pika) hoffmanni

Author:Formosov et al., 1996.
Citation:Byul. Mosk. Ob-va Ispytatelei Prirody. Otd. Biol., 101(1): 29.
Common Name:Hoffmann’s Pika
Type Locality:"Mongoliya, Khenteiskii aimak, Delger-Khan somon, 47E20'[N lat.],108E40'v.d. [E long]. [Mongolia, Khenteisk district, Delger village]."
Distribution:Restricted to the subalpine zone of the Hentiyn Nuruu ridge, Bayan-Ulan mountains, Mongolian People’s Republic, and Erman range, Russia (Formozov and Baklushinskaya, 1999).
Status:IUCN – Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Pika. Originally described as a subspecies of alpina, but elevated to full species status by Formozov and Baklushinskaya (1999) on the basis of morphological, bioacoustical and chromosomal evidence.
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