EPPO Global Database

Microtus oeconomus(MICROE)

Last modification: 1996-10-16

Basic information
  • EPPO code: MICROE
  • Preferred name: Microtus oeconomus
  • Authority: (Pallas)


Protected in the EU under Annexes 2 and 4 of the Habitats Directive in the case of subsp. arenicola (Netherlands) and subsp. mehelyi (Austria, Hungary, Slovakia)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Microtus ratticeps (Keyserling & Blasius)

Common names
Name Language
nordische Sumpfmaus German
nordische Wühlmaus German
Rattenkopf German
root vole English
tundra vole English
tatón de la tundra Spanish
lapinmyyrä Finnish
campagnol à tête de rat French
campagnol nordique French
arvicola delle radici Italian
noordse woelmuis Dutch
fjellrotte Norwegian
полевка-экономка Russian
mellansork Swedish