Rediscovery of the Northern Mole Vole, Ellobius talpinus (Rodentia, Cricetidae), at the Western Bank of the Dnipro River, Ukraine

Rusin, M., Rashevska, H., Milobog, Y., Strigunov, V.



Ellobius talpinus was supposed to become extinct from the westernbank of the river Dnipro. After 50 years the species was found again in Dnipropetrovsk and Kherson Region. The brief description of the current distribution of the northern mole vole to the west of the Dnipro is given. Altogether 11 localities were found. The rediscovered populations may be treated as endangered in the region.