Microtus Schrank 1798 (vole)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonyms: Blanfordimys Argyropulo 1933, Microtus (Pedomys) Baird 1858, Neodon, Pedomys Baird 1858, Phaiomys Blyth 1863, Pitymys McMurtrie 1831, Terricola Fatio 1867

Parent taxon: Arvicolini according to T. Galewski et al. 2006

See also Alroy 2002, Barnosky and Rasmussen 1988, Bell and Bever 2006, Czaplewski et al. 2002, Dalquest and Schultz 1992, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin 1974, Martin 1987, Martin 1995, McKenna and Bell 1997, Morgan and White 1995, Pfaff 1990, Repenning 1983, Repenning 1992, Repenning and Grady 1988, Schultz and Howard 1935, Seymour 2004, Shoshani et al. 1989, van der Meulen 1978 and Zakrzewski 1985

Sister taxa: Arvicola, Chionomys, Villanyia

Subtaxa: Arvicola didelta Arvicola involuta Microtus (Stenocranius) Microtus agrestis Microtus arvalis Microtus australis Microtus brecciensis Microtus bucharicus Microtus californicus Microtus chrotorrhinus Microtus drummondi Microtus duodecimcostatus Microtus epimticeps Microtus guatemalensis Microtus guentheri Microtus guildayi Microtus hibbardi Microtus irene Microtus kikuchii Microtus leucurus Microtus llanensis Microtus longicaudus Microtus mandarinus Microtus meadensis Microtus mexicanus Microtus middendorffi Microtus miguelensis Microtus miurus Microtus montanus Microtus morlani Microtus oaxacensis Microtus ochrogaster Microtus oeconomus Microtus paroperarius Microtus pennsylvanicus Microtus pinetorum Microtus quasiater Microtus richardsoni Microtus rossiaemeridionalis Microtus umbrosus Microtus xanthognathus Pitymys aratai Pitymys cumberlandensis Pitymys mcnowni Pitymys nemoralis Pitymys parvulus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), Canada (15: Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon), China (2), the Czech Republic (6), France (18), Germany (20), Greece (9), Hungary (16), Israel (5), Italy (45), Japan (3), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (4), Monaco (1), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Romania (10), the Russian Federation (6), Spain (20), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (2), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (11), United States (244: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 449 collections including 770 occurrences

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