Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Carnivora > Family: Mustelidae > Genus: Gulo > Species: Gulo gulo

Glutton - Gulo gulo (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Boreal - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 53 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1912

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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
FI0500010 Finland Kakonsalon järvialue Map
FI0500016 Finland Sulkavan ja Punkaharjun vanhat metsät Map
FI0600071 Finland Tiilikan alue Map
FI0700045 Finland Ruunaa Map
FI0700047 Finland Patvinsuo Map
FI0700048 Finland Rasvasuo-Kitkasuo - Cajanderin aarnialue Map
FI0700068 Finland Paistinvaaran alueen vanhat metsät Map
FI1001013 Finland Salamajärvi Map
FI1101611 Finland Iivaara - Jousivaara Map
FI1101635 Finland Etelä-Kuusamon metsät Map
FI1101645 Finland Oulanka Map
FI1103813 Finland Maaselkä Map
FI1200208 Finland Juortanansalon alue Map
FI1200210 Finland Kieverrysjärvet Map
FI1200220 Finland Elimyssalon alue Map
FI1200224 Finland Vilhonpetäikkö Map
FI1200225 Finland Ulvinsalon alue Map
FI1200252 Finland Iso Palonen - Maariansärkät Map
FI1200625 Finland Hiidenportin alueet Map
FI1200719 Finland Martinselkonen Map
FI1200740 Finland Öllörinsärkkä Map
FI1200741 Finland Vieremänsuon alue Map
FI1200742 Finland Murhisalo Map
FI1200743 Finland Hossa Map
FI1201009 Finland Losonvaara Map
FI1300101 Finland Pallas-Ounastunturi Map
FI1300102 Finland MALLA Map
FI1300103 Finland PÖYRISJÄRVEN ERÄMAA Map
FI1300105 Finland KÄSIVARREN ERÄMAA Map
FI1300107 Finland JIETANASVUOMA Map
FI1300112 Finland SAANAN LUONNONSUOJELUALUE Map
FI1300118 Finland TARVANTOVAARA Map
FI1300201 Finland LEMMENJOEN KANSALLISPUISTO Map
FI1300202 Finland MUOTKATUNTURIN ERÄMAA Map
FI1300203 Finland HAMMASTUNTURIN ERÄMAA Map
FI1300204 Finland Vätsärin erämaa Map
FI1300205 Finland TSARMITUNTURIN ERÄMAA Map
FI1300207 Finland PIERAN MARIN JÄNKÄ Map
FI1300601 Finland PULJUN ERÄMAA Map
FI1300602 Finland SIUKATANJÄRVET Map
FI1300611 Finland NAATSUKKA-AAPA Map
FI1301401 Finland Värriö Map
FI1301402 Finland Tuntsan erämaa Map
FI1301404 Finland Joutsenaapa - Kaita-aapa Map
FI1301502 Finland MALTIO Map
FI1301511 Finland Joutsitunturi-Koukkutunturi Map
FI1301701 Finland UK-PUISTO-SOMPIO-KEMIHAARA Map
FI1301705 Finland SOTA-AAPA Map
FI1301712 Finland POMOKAIRA Map
FI1301716 Finland KOITELAINEN Map
FI1302001 Finland Kevo Map
FI1302002 Finland KALDOAIVIN ERÄMAA Map
FI1302003 Finland Paistunturin erämaa Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Ahm Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ahma Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ernis Lithuanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ghiottone Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Glotón Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Glouton French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Glutão Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Glutton English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Jarfi Icelandic Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Järv Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Jerv Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Jærv Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rosomach Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rosomah Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rosomák Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rosomak Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rozsomák Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Tinis Latvian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Veelvraat Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Vielfraß German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Warg Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Wolverine English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Gulo arcticus Desmarest, 1820
Gulo arctos Kaup, 1829
Gulo borealis Nilsson, 1820
Gulo luscus Linnaeus, 1758
Gulo vulgaris Oken, 1816
Mustela gulo Linnaeus, 1758
Gulo sibirica Pallas, 1780
Gulo articus Desmarest, 1820
Gulo biedermanni Matschie, 1918
Gulo wachei Matschie, 1918
Gulo kamtschaticus Dybowsky, 1922

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 National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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