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Microtus subterraneus  (Selys-Longchamps, 1836)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632893

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pitymys dacius Miller, 1908
    Pitymys ehiki Wettstein, 1927
    Pitymys incertoides Wettstein, 1927
    Pitymys klozeli Ehik, 1942
    Pitymys kupelwieseri Wettstein, 1925
    Pitymys mustersi Martino, 1937
    Pitymys nyirensis Ehik, 1930
    Hypudaeus rufescente-fuscus Schinz, 1845
    Hypudaeus rufofuscus Schinz, 1845
    Pitymys transsylvanicus Ehik, 1924
    Pitymys ukrainicus Vinogradov, 1922
    Pitymys zimmermanni Matschie, 1924
    Pitymys subterraneus atratus Stein, 1931
    Pitymys multiplex brauneri Martino, 1926
    Pitymys subterraneus capucinus Miller, 1908
    Pitymys majori fingeri Neuhäuser, 1936
    Arvicola agrestis fusca Fatio, 1900
    Pitymys multiplex hercegovinensis Martino, 1940
    Pitymys dacius hungaricus Ehik, 1926
    Pitymys nyirensis martinoi Ehik, 1935
    Pitymys subterraneus matrensis Ehik, 1930
    Pitymys suberraneus wettsteini Ehik, 1926
  Common Name(s): Common Pine Vole [English]
    European Pine Vole [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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 (Terricola) Fatio, 1867  
                                                    SpeciesMicrotus subterraneus (Selys-Longchamps, 1836) – Common Pine Vole, European Pine Vole  

  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Microtus subterraneus    
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Microtus subterraneus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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   
  Reference for: European Pine 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   
  Reference for: Microtus subterraneus, Common Pine 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 subterraneus   
  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 subterraneus, European Pine Vole [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Terricola, subterraneus species group (Chaline et al., 1988; Zagorodnyuk, 1990). Reviewed by Niethammer (1982g). Karyotypic information available in Sablina et al. (1989), Zima (1986), Zima and Kral (1984a), and Zima et al. (1997a); biochemical comparisons among M. subterraneus, M. felteni, and other voles implemented by Gill et al. (1987). Synonyms follow Zagorodnyuk (1989), who speculated that the Romanian dacius is a separate species, but Brunet-Lecomte et al. (2001) regarded th...  



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