Creeping vole

Creeping vole

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


The Creeping vole is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Canada and United States

Facts about the creeping vole

Discussion The diet of the Creeping Vole is mainly green vegetation, but also includes blueberries, other berries, and subterranean fungi.

Granholm DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND SEASONALITY In California, the creeping vole is found in the northwest corner of the state from Del Norte and Siskiyou cos.

The little known creeping vole is the mammal who most recently caused me to page through field guides for hours to make an identification. (Full text)

Montane and Creeping voles are smaller, with proportionally shorter tails; Creeping Vole has smaller eyes. (Full text)

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