|Scientific Name:||Alticola macrotis|
|Species Authority:||(Radde, 1862)|
Alticola altaica Vinogradov, 1933
Alticola fetisovi Galkina & Epifantseva, 1986
Alticola macrotis Portenko, 1963 subspecies vicina
Alticola vinogradovi Rasorenova, 1933
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Batsaikhan, N., Tinnin, D., Shar, S. & Sukhchuluun, G.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Tsytsulina, K. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
A widespread species, with a presumably large population. No known major threats at present. Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Distributed in mountains from Altai (Southern Siberia) to Trans-Baikal region, Mongolia and China (N Xinjiang).
In Mongolia found in rocky fields of alpine and sub-alpine habitats around Munkhkhairkhan Mountain in Mongol Altai Mountain Range, Tarvagatai Mountain in Hangai Mountain Range (Sokolov and Orlov, 1980), and Munkh Saridag Mountain in Hövsgöl Mountain Range (Litvinov, 1982; Litvinov and Bazardorj, 1992).
Native:China; Kazakhstan; Mongolia; Russian Federation
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|Population:||No data are available at present.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Lives in conifer forest and mixed deciduous/conifer forest on rocky mountain slopes. Inhabits rocky alpine habitats at elevations of around 2,450 m, often found around cereal vegetation in the mountainous regions.|
|Major Threat(s):||Natural wildfires are believed to be a potential threat to local populations, although little is known about this species at present.|
|Conservation Actions:||Approximately 15% of the species’ range in Mongolia occurs within protected areas. In the Red Lists of China and Russia is listed as Least Concern. Conservation measures required. Further research is recommended.|
|Citation:||Batsaikhan, N., Tinnin, D., Shar, S. & Sukhchuluun, G. 2008. Alticola macrotis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.|
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