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)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 24 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 2013-2018 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 Dunajske luhy Map
SKUEV0295 Slovakia Biskupicke luhy Map
HUFH20002 Hungary Fertő tó Map
SKUEV0073 Slovakia Listove jazero Map
HUDD20031 Hungary Fehérvíz Map
SKUEV0270 Slovakia Hrusov Map
SKUEV0090 Slovakia Dunajske luhy Map
SKUEV0093 Slovakia Severny Bodicky kanal Map
HUDD20035 Hungary Pogány-völgyi rétek Map
SKUEV0077 Slovakia Dunajske trstiny Map
SKUEV0155 Slovakia Aluvium Starej Nitry Map
SKUEV0395 Slovakia Pohrebiste Map
SKUEV0182 Slovakia Cicovske luhy Map
SKUEV0070 Slovakia Martovska mokrad Map
SKUEV0279 Slovakia Sur Map
HUDD20041 Hungary Dél-balatoni berkek Map
AT1110137 Austria Neusiedler See - Nordöstliches Leithagebirge Map
SKUEV1227 Slovakia Čilížské močiare Map
SKUEV1182 Slovakia Číčovské luhy Map
SKUEV0552 Slovakia Lohotsky mociar Map
SKUEV2090 Slovakia Dunajske luhy 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

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