European pine vole

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European pine vole
Microtus subterraneus (Cologne, Germany).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Microtus
Subgenus: Terricola
Species: M. subterraneus
Binomial name
Microtus subterraneus
(de Selys-Longchamps, 1836)

The European pine vole (Microtus subterraneus), also known as the common pine vole, is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is native to much of Europe and parts of Asia.[1]

This is a widespread, common species that lives in many types of habitat.[1]


  1. ^ a b Amori, G., et al. 2008. Microtus subterraneus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 08 March 2016.

Further reading[edit]

  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.