Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Rodentia > Family: Myoxidae > Genus: Glis > Species: Glis glis

Edible dormouse - Glis glis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Images from the web

Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 2616

Distribution

The distribution map is currently disabled. A new map solution will soon become available. In the meantime, please consult other species distribution map providers listed in the Other resources panel below.

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

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Gliridae) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Edible dormouse English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Fat dormouse English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ghiro Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gjeri Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gjumashi i majme i pyllit Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Kunel Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Lielais susuris Latvian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Lirón gris Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Loir gris French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nagy pele Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Navadni polh Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Plch sivý Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Plch velký Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Popielica Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Relmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Siebenschläfer German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sivi puh Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sjusovare Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Syvsover Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Syvsover Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Unikeko Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Yediuyur Turkish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Myoxus glis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Sciurus glis Linnaeus, 1766
Glis esculentus Blumenbach, 1779
Glis vulgaris Oken, 1816
Myoxus avellanus Owen, 1840
Myoxus giglis Cuvier, 1832
Sciurus persicus Erxleben, 1777
Glis italicus Barret-Hamilton, 1898
Glis insularis Barret-Hamilton, 1899
Glis melonii Thomas, 1907
Glis glis argenteus Zimmermann, 1953

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI 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.

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100