Mexican vole

Mexican vole

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Arvicolinae
Species : Microtus mexicanus

 

The Mexican vole is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Mexico and United States

Facts about the Mexican vole

Effective management of habitat requires detailed knowledge of the habitats with which the Hualapai Mexican vole is associated.

ARIZONA Mexican voles are found in yellow pine forests of the Grand Canyon *28*.

Mexican Vole or Microtus mexicanus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Vulnerable due to C2a.

Navajo Mountain Mexican Vole - Navajo Mountain Mexican voles are only known from Navajo Mountain (on the Arizona-Utah border), the south rim of the Grand Canyon, and the Flagstaff and Williams areas (Hoffmeister 1986).

Navajo20, 32 Yavapai20, 37, 38, 40 Comments on Distribution Microtus mexicanus is not yet known in sympatry with M.

The Mexican vole is an inhabitant of dry, grassy situations, usually in areas adjacent to ponderosa pine but sometimes as low zonally as grassy areas in juniper woodland or stands of sagebrush, or as high as spruce-fir.

The present distribution of the Mexican vole is not entirely the product of post-Pleistocene forest fragmentation and extinction.

USFWS Refuges on which the Hualapai Mexican vole is reported.

Top of page Mexican Vole: The Mexican vole is a small vole, measuring 4 1/2 to 6 inches long. (Full text)

Mexican voles are found in generally dry habitats and grassy areas such as mountain meadows and yellow pine forests. (Full text)

The Hualapai Mexican Vole The Hualapai Mexican Vole is an endangered mammal of Arizona. (Full text)

Mexican Voles are entirely herbivorous. (Full text)

The Hualapai Mexican Vole is listed as endangered by the State of Arizona because of its limited location and destruction of its habitat. (Full text)

The Mexican Vole The Mexican Vole (Microtus mexicanus) is currently listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). (Full text)

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