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

Microtus oeconomus mehelyi Ehik, 1928

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 23 are designated for this species
Valid parent species Microtus oeconomus
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 4004


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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.


Not evaluated


Least Concern


Not evaluated

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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
HUBF30003 Hungary Kis-Balaton Map
HUFH30004 Hungary Szigetköz Map
HUFH30005 Hungary Hanság Map
SKCHVU007 Slovakia Dunajské luhy Map
SKUEV0295 Slovakia Biskupické luhy Map
HUFH20002 Hungary Fertő tó Map
SKUEV0073 Slovakia Listové jazero Map
HUDD20031 Hungary Fehérvíz Map
SKUEV0270 Slovakia Hrušov Map
SKUEV0090 Slovakia Dunajské luhy Map
SKUEV0093 Slovakia Severný Bodícky kanál Map
HUDD20035 Hungary Pogány-völgyi rétek Map
SKUEV0077 Slovakia Dunajské trstiny Map
SKUEV0155 Slovakia Alúvium Starej Nitry Map
SKUEV0395 Slovakia Pohrebište Map
SKUEV0182 Slovakia Číčovské luhy Map
SKUEV0070 Slovakia Martovská mokraď Map
SKUEV0279 Slovakia Šúr Map
HUDD20041 Hungary Dél-balatoni berkek Map
AT1110137 Austria Neusiedler See - Nordöstliches Leithagebirge Map
SKUEV1227 Slovakia Čiližské močiare Map
SKUEV1182 Slovakia Číčovské luhy Map
SKUEV0552 Slovakia Lohotský močiar Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Microtus ratticeps mehelyi Ehik, 1928

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

Summary of derogations for species

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

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Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Burgenland (AT) 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 unbegrenzt Fang keine
Burgenland (AT) 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 unbegrenzt Entnahme von Gewebeproben keine
Burgenland (AT) 2011-01-01 2011-12-31 unbegrenzt Fang keine
Burgenland (AT) 2011-01-01 2011-12-31 unbegrenzt Entnahme von Gewebeproben keine
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