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Mammalia > Rodentia > Muridae > Alticola

Alticola montosa TRUE, 1894 – Kashmir Mountain Vole

Taxonomic Notes:

It is also known as Central Kashmir Vole.

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


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Status, Habitat and Habits:

It is distributed in the higher altitudes of Kashmir and Pakistan. Almost nothing is known about its habits.

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


According to IUCN Red List assessment, population of this species may be decreasing. There is nothing known about its population and population trends. It is likely that habitat loss and occasional trapping might have caused some damage its population and perhaps continue to do so.
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Mammalia > Rodentia > Muridae > Alticola


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bayani, A. 2020. Alticola montosa TRUE, 1894 – Kashmir Mountain Vole. Ramachandran, V., A. Bayani, R. Chakravarty, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (editors). Mammals of India, v. 1.13. editors.
http://www.mammalsofindia.org/sp/488/Alticola-montosa
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