|Scientific Name:||Alticola tuvinicus|
|Species Authority:||Ognev, 1950|
Alticola khubsugulensis Litvinov, 1973
Alticola kosogol Litvinov, 1973
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Batsaikhan, N., Tinnin, D., Shar, S., Avirmed, D. & Usukhjargal, D.|
|Reviewer(s):||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Tsytsulina, K. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
This species has a large population size and a wide distribution. No decline in population size has been detected, and there are no known widespread major threats.
|Range Description:||The Altai Mtns and Tuva region, N Khubsugul Lake Valley, S Bailkal Lake Valley, and nearby regions in NW Mongolia.
In Mongolia north-western Mongol Altai Mountain Range, northern Great Lakes Depression, Hövsgöl Mountain Range, and northern Hangai Mountain Range (Litvinov and Bazardorj, 1992).
Native:Mongolia; Russian Federation
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|Population:||No data are available at present.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Inhabits rocky parts of mountain steppe habitats, associated with juniper and alpine meadows. This species feeds on green parts of plants, storing hay as a winter food source.|
|Major Threat(s):||No available data.|
|Conservation Actions:||In Russia and Mongolia (approximately 40% of the species’ range) occurs within protected areas. Conservation measures required. Further research is recommended.|
|Citation:||Batsaikhan, N., Tinnin, D., Shar, S., Avirmed, D. & Usukhjargal, D. 2008. Alticola tuvinicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.|