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Microtus arvalis  (Pallas, 1779)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632856

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Microtus obscurus (Eversmann, 1841)
 
    Arvicola arvensis Schinz, 1840
 
    Microtus angularis Miller, 1908
 
    Microtus asturianus Miller, 1908
 
    Microtus brevirostris Ognev, 1924
 
    Arvicola campestris Blasius, 1853
 
    Arvicola cunicularius Ray, 1847
 
    Lemmus fulvus I. Geoffroy, 1803
 
    Microtus hyrcania Goodwin, 1940
 
    Arvicola incertus Selys-Longchamps, 1841
 
    Arvicola mystacinus de Filippi, 1865
 
    Hypudaeus obscurus Eversmann, 1841
 
    Microtus orcadensis Millais, 1904
 
    Microtus sarnius Miller, 1909
 
    Microtus terrestris Schrank, 1798
 
    Arvicola vulgaris Desmarest, 1822
 
    Mus arvalis albus Bechstein, 1801
 
    Arvicola arvalis assimilis Rörig and Börner, 1905
 
    Arvicola arvalis ater Selys-Longchamps, 1845
 
    Microtus arvalis calypsus Montagu, 1923
 
    Microtus arvalis cimbricus Stein, 1931
 
    Arvicola arvalis contigua Rörig and Börner, 1905
 
    Arvicola arvalis depressa Rörig and Börig, 1905
 
    Arvicola arvalis duplicatus Rörig and Börner, 1905
 
    Arvicola arvalis flava Fatio, 1905
 
    Arvicola arvalis fulva Fatio, 1869
 
    Arvicola arvalis galliardi Fatio, 1905
 
    Microtus arvalis gudauricus Ognev, 1929
 
    Microtus arvalis hawelkae Bolkay, 1925
 
    Microtus arvalis incognitus Stein, 1931
 
    Microtus arvalis iphigeniae Heptner, 1946
 
    Microtus arvalis khorkoutensis Goodwin, 1940
 
    Microtus arvalis macrocranius Ognev, 1924
 
    Microtus arvalis meridianus Miller, 1908
 
    Arvicola arvalis principalis Rörig and Börig, 1905
 
    Microtus orcadensis ronaldshaiensis Hinton, 1913
 
    Microtus orcadensis rousiensis Hinton, 1913
 
    Microtus orcadensis sandayensis Millais, 1905
 
    Arvicola arvalis simplex Rörig and Börig, 1905
 
    Microtus arvalis transcaucasicus Ognev, 1924
 
    Microtus arvalis transuralensis Serebrennikov, 1929
 
    Arvicola arvalis variabilis Rörig and Börner, 1905
 
    Microtus sandayensis westrae Miller, 1908
 
  Common Name(s): Common 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 (Microtus) Schrank, 1798  
                                                    SpeciesMicrotus arvalis (Pallas, 1779) – Common Vole  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Microtus arvalis    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Microtus arvalis    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946, 2nd edition   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: Alden Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0565004484   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8727652   
  Reference for: Microtus arvalis, Common 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 arvalis, Common 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 arvalis   
       
  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 arvalis, Common Vole [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as M. arvalis and M. obscurus  
    Comments: Subgenus Microtus, arvalis species group (Pavlinov and Rossolimo, 1987, 1998; Pavlinov et al., 1995a; Zagorodnyuk, 1990). Most closely related to M. levis (formerly rossiaemeredionalis), M. transcaspicus, and M. ilaeus (Meyer et al., 1996). Phylogenetic analysis of cytochrome b sequences reinforces the strong alliance between M. arvalis and M. levis (Conroy and Cook, 2000a)  
    The correct date citation for Microtis arvalis (Pallas) is 1779 and not 1778; original combination Mus arvalis was published on page 78 of 'Novae species qvadrvpedvn e Glirivm ordine...', and while pages 1-70 were published in 1778 the remaining pages were published the following year  
 

 

   

 
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