EPPO Global Database

Microtus oeconomus(MICROE)

Code created in: 1996-10-16

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