Southern vole

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Southern vole
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Microtus
Species: M. levis
Binomial name
Microtus levis
Miller, 1908

rossiaemeridionalis Ognev, 1924

The southern vole (Microtus levis) is a species of vole (rodent) in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Iran, Svalbard (accidentally introduced), the Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine and Norway.


  1. ^ Zagorodnyuk, I., Henttonen, H., Amori, G., Hutterer, R., Kryštufek, B., Yigit, N., Mitsain, G. & Muñoz, L.J.P. (2008). Microtus levis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 22 June 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
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