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

Cabrera Vole - Microtus cabrerae Thomas, 1906

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 84 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1338


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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

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
ES0000011 Spain Monte de El Pardo Map
ES0000014 Spain Monfragüe y las Dehesas del Entorno Map
ES0000035 Spain Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Map
ES0000056 Spain Encinares del río Alberche y río Cofio Map
ES0000070 Spain Sierra de San Pedro Map
ES0000164 Spain Sierra de Ayllón Map
ES0000368 Spain Río Tajo Internacional y Riberos Map
ES0000369 Spain Llanos de Alcantara y Brozas Map
ES0000370 Spain Sierra de Gata y Valle de las Pilas Map
ES0000427 Spain Río y Pinares del Tietar Map
ES4110002 Spain Sierra de Gredos Map
ES6140004 Spain Sierra Nevada Map
PTCON0037 Portugal Monchique Map
PTZPE0007 Portugal Serra da Malcata Map
PTZPE0010 Portugal Estuário do Tejo Map
PTZPE0011 Portugal Estuário do Sado Map
PTZPE0015 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
PTZPE0038 Portugal Douro Internacional e Vale do Águeda Map
PTZPE0039 Portugal Vale do Côa Map
PTZPE0042 Portugal Tejo Internacional, Erges e Pônsul Map
PTZPE0043 Portugal Campo Maior Map
ES4320075 Spain Riveras de Carbajo y Calatrucha Map
ES4210005 Spain Laguna de Los Ojos de Villaverde Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
ES4150126 Spain Valle del Cuerpo de Hombre Map
ES5233009 Spain Sierra del Negrete Map
ES4240024 Spain Sierra de Caldereros Map
ES4320037 Spain Sierra de Gata Map
ES2410067 Spain LA GUARGUERA Map
ES4150032 Spain El Rebollar Map
ES4250001 Spain Sierra de San Vicente y valles del Tiétar y Alberche Map
ES3110005 Spain Cuenca del río Guadarrama Map
ES4230014 Spain Serranía de Cuenca Map
ES4190033 Spain Sierra de la Culebra Map
ES4110103 Spain Encinares de los ríos Adaja y Voltoya Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
PTCON0011 Portugal Estuário do Sado Map
ES2420135 Spain CUENCA DEL EBRÓN Map
ES4150108 Spain Quilamas Map
PTCON0031 Portugal Monfurado Map
PTCON0033 Portugal Cabrela Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
ES3110004 Spain Cuenca del río Manzanares Map
ES4320076 Spain Riveras de Gata y Acebo Map
ES4240018 Spain Sierra de Altomira Map
ES4160109 Spain Sierra de Guadarrama Map
PTCON0021 Portugal Rios Sabor e Maçãs Map
ES3110007 Spain Cuencas de los ríos Alberche y Cofio Map
ES4320031 Spain Río Tietar Map
ES4230005 Spain Sabinares de Campillos - Sierra y Valdemorillo de la Sierra Map
ES4240016 Spain Alto Tajo Map
ES4320071 Spain Ríos Alagon y Jerte Map
ES4150100 Spain Campo de Azaba Map
ES4320002 Spain Cedillo y Río Tajo Internacional Map
ES4240020 Spain Montes de Picaza Map
ES4150101 Spain Candelario Map
PTCON0007 Portugal S. Mamede Map
ES4210008 Spain Sierra de Alcaraz y Segura y cañones del Segura y del Mundo Map
ES4150107 Spain Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Map
ES4190102 Spain Cañones del Duero Map
ES4320038 Spain Sierra de Gredos y Valle del Jerte Map
ES4210017 Spain Lagunas de Ruidera Map
ES4240005 Spain Lagunas de Puebla de Beleña Map
PTCON0022 Portugal Douro Internacional Map
ES4210006 Spain Laguna del Arquillo Map
ES4210016 Spain Sierra del Relumbrar y estribaciones de Alcaraz Map
PTCON0009 Portugal Estuário do Tejo Map
ES6140005 Spain Sierra de La Sagra Map
ES6160008 Spain Cuencas del Rumblar, Guadalén y Guadalmena Map
ES4230012 Spain Estepas yesosas de La Alcarria conquense Map
PTCON0030 Portugal Caia Map
ES4320060 Spain Arroyos Barbaon y Calzones Map
PTCON0029 Portugal Cabeção Map
ES4230013 Spain Hoces del Cabriel, Guadazaón y ojos de Moya Map
ES4110115 Spain Valle del Tiétar Map
ES4320074 Spain Rivera de Membrio Map
ES4320021 Spain Río Erjas Map
ES4110097 Spain Campo Azálvaro - Pinares de Peguerinos Map
ES4150096 Spain Arribes del Duero Map
ES4150098 Spain Campo de Argañán Map
ES4320001 Spain Canchos de Ramiro Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arvicola di Cabrera Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Cabrera Vole English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Cabrera woelmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Cabrera's vole English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Cabrera-pocok Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Cabreramaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Campagnol de Cabrera French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Espanjanmyyrä Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Kabrerina voluharica Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nornik Cabrery Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rato de Cabrera Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Spaniamarkmus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Španska voluharica Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Topillo de Cabrera Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Topillo ibérico Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Västlig medelhavssork Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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