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Microtus pennsylvanicus  (Ord, 1815)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180297

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Microtus nesophilus Bailey, 1898
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus pennsylvanicus (Ord, 1815)
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus dukecampbelli Woods, Post and Kilpatrick, 1982
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus chihuahuensis Bradley and Cockrum, 1968
 
    Microtus admiraltiae Heller, 1909
 
    Arvicola alborufescens Emmons, 1840
 
    Microtus aphorodemus Preble, 1902
 
    Arvicola dekayi Audubon and Bachman, 1854
 
    Microtus enixus Bangs, 1896
 
    Microtus fontigenus Bangs, 1896
 
    Arvicola fulva Audubon and Bachman, 1841
 
    Arvicola hirsutus Emmons, 1840
 
    Arvicola insperatus J. A. Allen, 1894
 
    Microtus insularis Bailey, 1898
 
    Arvicola nasuta Audubon and Bachman, 1841
 
    Lemmus noveboracensis Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Arvicola oneida DeKay, 1842
 
    Arvicola palustris Harlan, 1825
 
    Mynomes pratensis Rafinesque, 1817
 
    Microtus provectus Bangs, 1908
 
    Arvicola riparius Ord, 1825
 
    Arvicola rufescens DeKay, 1842
 
    Arvicola rufidorsum Baird, 1857
 
    Arvicola terraenovae Bangs, 1894
 
    Arvicola drummondii Audubon and Bachman, 1853
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus acadicus Bangs, 1897
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus alcorni Baker, 1951
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus arcticus Cowan, 1951
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus copelandi Youngman, 1967
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus finitus S. Anderson, 1956
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus funebris Dale, 1940
 
    Microtus montanus kincaidi Dalquest, 1941
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus labradorius Bailey, 1898
 
    Arvicola riparia longipilis Baird, 1857
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus magdalenensis Youngman, 1967
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus pullatus S. Anderson, 1956
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus rubidus Dale, 1940
 
    Microtus pennsilvanicus shattucki Howe, 1901
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus tananaensis Baker, 1951
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus uligocola S. Anderson, 1956
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus wahema Bailey, 1920
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus kincaidi Dalquest, 1941
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus provectus Bangs, 1908
 
    Microtus pennsylvanicus shattucki Howe, 1901
 
  Common Name(s): campagnol des champs [French]
 
    Meteoro de prado [Spanish]
 
    Meadow Vole [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilyArvicolinae Gray, 1821 – arvicoline rodents  
                                              GenusMicrotus Schrank, 1798 – Meadow Mice, Meadow Voles  
                                                 SubgenusMicrotus (Mynomes) Rafinesque, 1817  
                                                    SpeciesMicrotus pennsylvanicus (Ord, 1815) – campagnol des champs, Meteoro de prado, Meadow Vole  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: campagnol des champs[French]   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Meteoro de prado[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, 2nd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus, Meadow Vole [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus, Meadow Vole [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Microtus pennsylvanicus, Meadow Vole [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Alaska, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: U.S. ESA - Endangered as M. p. dukecampbelli; IUCN - Vulnerable as M. p. dukecampbelli, Lower Risk (nt) as M. p. admiraltiae, M. p. kincaidi, M. p. provectus, and M. p. shattucki, not evaluated as M. p. chihuahuensis, otherwise Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Mynomes, pennsylvanicus species group (Zagorodnyuk, 1990). Proposed as conspecific with Old World M. agrestis by Klimkiewicz (1970), but G-banded chromosomal differences support their recognition as distinct species (Modi, 1987; Vorontsov and Lyapunova, 1986). Aside from the probable insular derivative M. breweri (see that account), pennsylvanicus is closely related to M. montanus and M. townsendii among New World species (see Conroy and Cook, 2000a; Hooper and Hart, 1962; Modi, 19...  
 

 

   

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