Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Rodentia > Family: Myoxidae > Genus: Dryomys > Species: Dryomys nitedula

Forest dormouse - Dryomys nitedula (Pallas, 1778)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Black Sea - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Boreal - Unknown
Continental - Favourable
Mediterranean - Unknown
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Steppic - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1342

Distribution

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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
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
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

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Baumschläfer German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Bosslaapmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Drevesni polh Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Driomio Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Erdei pele Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Forest dormouse English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gjumashi i pyllit Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gorski puh Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Karagöz Turkish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Koszatka Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Lérotin French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Metsäunikeko Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Metsunel Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Meza susuris Latvian Latvian NRC
Muscardino balcánico Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Plch lesní Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Plch lesný Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Trädsovare Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Tresyvsover Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Trjásvæfla Icelandic Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Træsyvsover Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Mus nitedula Pallas, 1778
Myoxus dryas Schreber, 1857
Eliomys nitedulus Thomas, 1906

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

28 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-10-09 Czech Republic Report according to Art. 16.2 of the Habitats Directive - CZ 2013-2014 Report according to Art. 16.2 of the Habitats Directive - CZ 2013-2014
2015-09-29 Slovakia Derogations reporting under the article 16 Habitats Directive - years 2013 - 2014 Derogations reporting under the article 16 Habitats Directive - years 2013 - 2014
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2014-11-13 Slovenia Derogations 2013 Derogations 2013
2014-10-29 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives Habitats and Birds Derogations Report
2014-01-06 Hungary HU_Art_17_report_2013_second round_10_31 HU_species_report_art17
2014-01-03 Romania RO Art.17 2007-2012 Report from 31 December 2013 RO_species_reports.xml
2013-12-29 Lithuania Third LT report on Art.17,2007-2012 LT_species_reports-131230-135438.xml
2013-12-26 Bulgaria BG_habitats_report_2007-2012 Species reports
2013-12-16 Slovakia Art 17 report for the period 2007 - 2012 - second delivery SK_species_reports-131217-132945.xml
2013-12-08 Poland Habitats Directive Art. 17 Report PL_species_reports.xml
2013-12-03 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2013-11-19 Slovenia Report 2011-2012 derogations 2011 - 2012
2013-10-18 Latvia LATVIA_2007-2012 LV_species_reports-131018-113252.xml
2013-09-13 Slovakia Derogations reporting under the article 16 Habitats Directive habides_export.xml
2013-08-23 Czech Republic CZ_Rep_HDArt17_2013_2nd_submission:corrected CZ_species_reports.xml
2011-12-11 Italy Habitat Derogation Report 2009-2010 habitat derogation report 2009-2010
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Dryomys nitedula
2008-03-20 Slovenia Article 17 Report Dryomys nitedula
2008-03-04 Italy Italy Dryomys nitedula
2008-03-03 Hungary delivery_report_art_17_HU Dryomys nitedula
2008-03-02 Lithuania Buveiniu direktyvos igyvendinimo ataskaita Species questionnaire for Dryomys nitedula
2008-02-21 Greece Hellas Species questionnaire for Dryomys nitedula
2008-02-21 Austria Article 17 report Austria Species questionnaire for Dryomys nitedula
2008-02-21 Slovakia report under habitats directive Dryomys nitedula
2007-10-02 Latvia LATVIA 2001-2006 Dryomys nitedula
2007-10-01 Poland Report on Implementation Measures Species questionnaire for Dryomys nitedula
2007-10-01 Czech Republic Species and Habitats Species questionnaire for Dryomys nitedula

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

17 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Severovýchod 2014-06-18 2017-12-31 předpoklad - v řádu jedinců (oba druhy) Neúmyslné vyrušování nevýznamné - záměrem zasežena nevýznamná část místní populace, stanovena kompenzační opatření
Severovýchod 2013-12-12 2015-12-31 řádově jednotky jedinců až desítky jedinců Ničení míst rozmnožování nevýznamné
Severovýchod 2013-12-12 2015-12-31 řádově jednotky jedinců až desítky jedinců Ničení míst odpočinku nevýznamné
Severovýchod 2013-12-12 2015-12-31 řádově jednotky jedinců až desítky jedinců Úmyslné vyrušování v období přezimování nevýznamné
Severovýchod 2013-12-12 2015-12-31 řádově jednotky jedinců až desítky jedinců Úmyslné vyrušování v období migrace nevýznamné
Slovenia 2010-06-23 2015-12-31 neomejeno število mrtvih živali je dovoljeno odvzeti iz narave Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-06-23 2015-12-31 neomejeno število mrtvih živali je dovoljeno odvzeti iz narave Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na leto je dovoljeno ujeti do največ 100 živih osebkov iz skupin netopirjev, žužkojedov in glodalcev Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na leto je dovoljeno ujeti do največ 100 živih osebkov iz skupin netopirjev, žužkojedov in glodalcev Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 neomejeno število mrtvih živali je dovoljeno odvzeti iz narave Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na leto je dovoljeno ujeti do največ 100 živih osebkov iz skupin netopirjev, žužkojedov in glodalcev Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 na leto je dovoljeno ujeti do največ 100 živih osebkov iz skupin netopirjev, žužkojedov in glodalcev Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 neomejeno število mrtvih živali je dovoljeno odvzeti iz narave Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Calabria 2010-04-01 2010-11-30 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Calabria 2010-04-01 2010-11-30 Number of individuals licensed unknown Species identification, measurements, marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Sicilia 2010-04-01 2010-11-30 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Sicilia 2010-04-01 2010-11-30 Number of individuals licensed unknown Species identification, measurements, marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
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