Taxon profile


Long-tailed Field Mouse
Apodemus sylvaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Muridae - mice »  genus Apodemus

Scientific synonyms

Mus sylvaticus albus Bechstein, 1801
Mus algirus Pomel, 1856
Mus sylvaticus alpinus Burg, 1921
Mus sylvaticus bergensis Krausse, 1921
Apodemus sylvaticus butei Hinton, 1914
Micromys sylvaticus callipides Cabrera, 1907
Apodemus sylvaticus callipides (Cabrera, 1907)
Mus sylvaticus candidus Bechstein, 1796
Mus sylvaticus celticus Barrett-Hamilton, 1900
Mus chamaeropsis Levaillant, 1857

Other names

= Common Field Mouse
= Wood Mouse

Least Concern LC


juvenile animal


Taxon in country check-lists*

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CZ   NL  

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Apodemus_sylvaticus]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Apodemus sylvaticus Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305586]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Apodemus sylvaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [1904]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Apodemus sylvaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Apodemus sylvaticus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Apodemus sylvaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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