European snow vole

European snow vole

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Arvicolinae
Species : Chionomys nivalis


The European snow vole, snow vole is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

European snow vole habitats
Forest, Grassland, Temperate forest and Temperate Grassland

Facts about the European snow vole

Chionomys nivalis is widely distributed in mountainous regions of Europe and the Middle East, whereas C. (Full text)

Chionomys nivalis is a specialized high mountain dweller characteristic of the mountains in southern Europe and the Near East. (Full text)

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