Taxon profile


Eurasian Water Vole
Arvicola terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Arvicola abrukensis
Arvicola albus
Arvicola americana
Arvicola amphibius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Arvicola amphibius amphibius
Arvicola amphibius reta
Arvicola aquaticus
Arvicola argentoratensis
Arvicola argyropus
Arvicola armenius

IUCN category:Least Concern


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Ixodes apronophorus Schulze & Schlottke, 1924

Distribution maps

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Arvicola terrestris scherman Shaw, 1801

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305593]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Arvicola terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [2149]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Arvicola amphibius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Arvicola amphibius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
EN Pest Information Wiki [Arvicola_terrestris]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Arvicola terrestris (Linnaeus)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Arvicola terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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