Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Rodentia > Family: Muridae > Genus: Microtus > Species: Microtus thomasi

Thomas's vole - Microtus thomasi (Barret-Hamilton, 1903)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
May also occur in
  • sparsely vegetated land

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arvicola di Thomas Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Balkan-Kurzohrmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Balkangransork Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Balkanintunnelimyyrä Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Balkanmarkmus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Balkanska kratkouha voluharica Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Campagnol de Thomas French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Hrabošík balkánský Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Miu i Thomasit Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Thomas' woelmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Thomas's vole English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Thomas-földipocok Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Topillo de Thomas Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Pitymys thomasi Trouessart, 1910
Pitymys atticus Miller, 1910

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External data

No external data sets available for this species
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