Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Rodentia > Family: Muridae > Genus: Apodemus > Species: Apodemus agrarius

Striped field mouse - Apodemus agrarius (Pallas, 1771)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Most preferred habitats
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • urban
Natura 2000 species code 5547

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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

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

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Brandmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandmus Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandmús Icelandic Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandmus Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brannmus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Çizgili orman faresi Turkish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Dimasta miš Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Juttselg-hiir Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mulot rayé French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Myšice temnopásá Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mysz polna Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Peltohiiri Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Pirók erdeiegér Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Prugasti poljski miš Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ratón listado Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ryšavka tmavopása Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Striped field mouse English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Topo selvatico dorso striato Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Mus agrarius Pallas, 1771
Mus rubens Oken, 1816
Mus ningpoensis Swinhoe, 1870
Mus harti Thomas, 1898
Mus agrarius albostriatus Bechstein, 1801
Mus agrarius maculatus Bechstein, 1801
Apodemus agrarius nikolskii Migoulin, 1927
Apodemus agrarius ningpoensis (Swinhoe, 1870)
Apodemus agrarius mantchuricus (Thomas, 1898)
Mus mantchuricus Thomas, 1898
Apodemus agrarius coreae Thomas, 1908
Apodemus agrarius gloveri Kuroda, 1939
Apodemus agrarius pallidior Thomas, 1908
Apodemus agrarius ognevi Johansen, 1923
Apodemus agrarius septentrionalis Ognev, 1924
Apodemus agrarius tianschanicus Ognev, 1940
Apodemus agrarius insulaemus Tokuda, 1941
Apodemus agrarius caucasicus Kuznetzov, 1944
Apodemus agrarius volgensis (Ognev, 1940)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Apodemus agrarius European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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