Norway lemming - Lemmus lemmus (Linnaeus, 1758)
|Threat status Europe||Least Concern (IUCN)|
|Most preferred habitats||
|May also occur in||
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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.
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.
Common names and synonyms
|Mus lemus||Linnaeus, 1758|
|Lemus borealis||Nilsson, 1820|
|Lemus norvegicus||Desmarest, 1822|
|Lemus migratorius||Illiger, 1815|
|Lemus irerator||Gistel, 1850|
|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|
|PESI (Accepted)||Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure|