Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Rodentia > Family: Muridae > Genus: Clethrionomys > Species: Clethrionomys rufocanus

Grey-sided vole - Clethrionomys rufocanus (Sundevall, 1846)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • wetlands

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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
Arvicola di Sundevall Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Campagnol de Sundevall French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Deres erdeipocok Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gråsidemus Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gråsidemus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Gråsiding Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Grásiða Icelandic Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Graurötelmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Grey-sided vole English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Harmaakuvemyyrä Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mägi-leethiir Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nornica szaroruda Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Norník šedavý Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rosgrijze woelmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Siva gozdna voluharica Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Topillo de Sundevall Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Hypaudes rufocanus Sundevall, 1846
Arvicola kamtnschaticus Poliakov, 1881
Evotomys (Craseomys) latastei Allen, 1903
Arvicola wosnessenskii Poliakov, 1881
Evotomys bedfordiae Thomas, 1905
Evotomys (Craseomys) arsengevi Dukelsky, 1928
Evotomys kolymensis Ognev, 1924
Evotomys (Craseomys) ikurtensis Ognev, 1924
Cletrionomys yesomontanus Kishida, 1931
Myodes rufocanus (Sundevall, 1846)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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