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Complete Albinism in a Northern Red-backed Vole, Myodes rutilus, in Alaska

Author:
Whitman, Jackson S.
Source:
Canadian field-naturalist 2009 v.123 no.2 pp. -167
ISSN:
0008-3550
Subject:
Myodes rutilus, albino, habitats, morphometry, small mammals, voles, Alaska
Abstract:
During a study of small mammal abundance and species composition in interior Alaska, I collected a Northern Red-backed Vole (Myodes rutilus) showing complete albinism. This report documents that extremely rare occurrence, with notes on habitat and morphometrics.
Agid:
5893530