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microtus californicus scirpensis

Microtus californicus scirpensis

Microtus californicus scirpensis NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too.
NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. The Amargosa vole is one of 17 subspecies of the California vole. The most closely related subspecies is M. californicus vallicola. Timid, mouse like rodents with small eyes, barely visible ears, short legs, and a short tail. Is cinnamon brown overall, with pale feet and a bi colored tail. Adults measure up to 20 cm long with a 2.5-3.8 cm.

ITIS Reports — Microtus californicus scirpensis ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. The permit would authorize incidental take of the endangered Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis) in exchange for habitat conservation actions that are expected to provide a net conservation benefit for the species.

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.

Detailed information
Full Name: Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Mammals
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 11/15/1984 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Amargosa vole, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
  • US Counties in which the Amargosa vole, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
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