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Microtus oeconomus  (Pallas, 1776)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180298

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Microtus ratticeps (Keyserling and Blasius, 1841)
 
    Microtus amakensis O. J. Murie, 1930
 
    Arvicola arenicola Selys-Longchamps, 1841
 
    Microtus elymocetes Osgood, 1906
 
    Microtus innuitus Merriam, 1900
 
    Microtus kadiacensis Merriam, 1897
 
    Microtus koreni G. M. Allen, 1914
 
    Microtus macfarlani Merriam, 1900
 
    Lemmus medius Nilsson, 1844
 
    Arvicola operarius Nelson, 1893
 
    Arvicola ouralensis Poliakov, 1881
 
    Arvicola ratticeps Keyserling and Blasius, 1841
 
    Microtus sitkensis Merriam, 1897
 
    Microtus tshuktshorum Miller, 1899
 
    Microtus uchidae Kuroda, 1924
 
    Microtus unalascensis Merriam, 1897
 
    Microtus yakutatensis Merriam, 1900
 
    Microtus ratticeps altaicus Ognev, 1944
 
    Microtus oeconomus anikini Egorin, 1939
 
    Microtus oeconomus dauricus Kastschenko, 1910
 
    Microtus operarius endoecus Osgood, 1909
 
    Microtus oeconomus gilmorei Setzer, 1952
 
    Microtus oeconomus hahlovi Skalon, 1935
 
    Mus oeconomus kamtschaticus Pallas, 1779
 
    Microtus oeconomus kjusjurensis Koljuschev, 1935
 
    Microtus ratticeps mehelyi Ehik, 1928
 
    Microtus ratticeps montiumcaelestinum Ognev, 1944
 
    Microtus oeonomus naumovi Stroganov, 1936
 
    Microtus ratticeps petshorae Ognev, 1944
 
    Microtus unalascensis popofensis Merriam, 1900
 
    Microtus innuitus punukensis Hall and Gilmore, 1932
 
    Microtus oeconomus shantaricus Ognev, 1929
 
    Arvicola ratticeps stimmingi Nehring, 1899
 
    Microtus oeconomus suntaricus Dukelski, 1928
 
    Arvicola terrestris uralensis Poliakov, 1881
 
    Microtus oeconomus elymocetes Osgood, 1906
 
  Common Name(s): Root Vole [English]
 
    Tundra 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 (Alexandromys) Ognev, 1914  
                                                    SpeciesMicrotus oeconomus (Pallas, 1776) – Root Vole, Tundra 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 oeconomus    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Microtus oeconomus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Microtus oeconomus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus oeconomus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus oeconomus   
       
  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 oeconomus, Tundra 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 oeconomus, Root 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 oeconomus   
       
  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 oeconomus, Tundra Vole [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Alaska, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Critically Endangered as M. o. arenicola, Vulnerable as M. o. mehelyi, Data Deficient as M. o. amakensis, M. o. elymocetes, M. o. innuitus, M. o. popofensis, M. o. punukensis, and M. o. sitkensis, otherwise Least Concern  
    Comments: Subgenus Alexandromys. Earlier included in the subgenus Pallasiinus (Gromov and Erbajeva, 1995; Pavlinov and Rossolimo, 1998; Pavlinov et al., 1995a; Zagorodnyuk, 1990), also containing M. montebelli and M. limnophilus, or arranged in subgenus Microtus (Gromov and Polyakov, 1977; Pavlinov and Rossolimo, 1987). Based on morphometric, chromosomal and hybridization analyses, Meyer et al. (1996) placed M. oeconomus in a clade containing M. middendorffii, M. mongolicus, M. fortis, M. sachalinens...  
 

 

   

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