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

Alpine pine vole - Microtus multiplex (Fatio, 1905)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
May also occur in
  • cropland
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 5727

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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
Alpemarkmus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Alpen-Kleinwühlmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Alpesi pocok Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Alpgransork Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Alpine pine vole English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Alppitunnelimyyrä Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Arvicola di Fatio Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Campagnol de Fatio French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Darniówka alpejska Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Fatio's woelmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Fatios markmus Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ilirska kratkouha voluharica Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Topillo de Fatio Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Pitymys multiplex Trouessart, 1910
Arvicola multiplex Fatio, 1905
Microtus leponticus Thomas, 1906
Pitymys fatioi Mottaz, 1909
Pitymys druentius Miller, 1911
Pitymys subterraneus druentius Miller, 1911
Pitymys subterraneus fatioi Mottaz, 1909
Pitymys multiplex fatioi Mottaz, 1909
Pitymys fatoi Mottaz, 1909
Pitymys liechtensteini Wettstein, 1927
Pitymys subterraneus liechtensteini Wettstein, 1927
Pitymys subterraneus orientalis Dal Piaz, 1924
Pitymys fatioi orientalis Dal Piaz, 1924

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External data

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