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Ochotona argentata  Howell, 1928
Taxonomic Serial No.: 727746

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ochotona helanshanensis Zheng, 1987
 
  Common Name(s): Silver Pika [English]
 
    Helan Shan Pika [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderLagomorpha Brandt, 1855 – coelho, tapeti, lagomorphs, Rabbits, Hares, Pikas  
                                  FamilyOchotonidae Thomas, 1897 – Pikas  
                                     GenusOchotona Link, 1795 – Pikas  
                                        SubgenusOchotona (Pika) Lacépède, 1799  
                                           SpeciesOchotona argentata Howell, 1928 – Silver Pika, Helan Shan Pika  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, Andrew T., Charlotte H. Johnston, Paulo C.   
  Publication Date: 2018   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Lagomorphs. Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares of the World   
  Page(s): 266   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1421423405   
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  Reference for: Ochotona argentata, Helan Shan Pika [English], Silver Pika [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Reference for: Ochotona argentata, Silver Pika [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Critically Endangered (see Formozov, 1997; A. T. Smith et al., 1990)  
    Comments: Subgenus Pika. Formerly considered a subspecies of O. alpina (see comments therein). There is confusion as to whether argentata is the same as or different from O. helanshanensis. The two forms come from the same area, share similar pelage descriptions, and have similar body and skull measurements, thus appear to be synonyms (Formozov et al., 2004). See also O. pallasi  
 

 

   


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