Learn more about the Southern water vole – with amazing Southern water vole photos and facts on Arkive. The southern water vole (Arvicola sapidus, Miller Rodentia, Cricetidae) is a small mammal restricted to the Iberian Peninsula and France, which is. Sep 9, We assess dispersal patterns of the southern water vole (Arvicola sapidus), a habitat specialist whose habitat patches are distributed through.

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It is sometimes also active at night, but typically resides in its burrow after daylight. Bavarian pine vole M. Arvicola sapidus sapidus occurs in Portugal and southern Spain, and Arvicola sapidus tenebricus is found in France and northern Spain 1. Views Read Edit View history.

Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Subspecies A population usually restricted to a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species. Water voles Temporal range: Northern bog lemming S. Duke of Bedford’s vole P. They are thick-furred and have hairy fringes on their feet that improve their swimming ability.


This page was last edited on 10 Februaryat Japanese red-backed vole M. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Also known as Southwestern water vole. Bavarian pine vole M. Caucasian snow vole Sapiddus. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Breeding occurs between March and October, when three or four litters of two to eight young are produced, after a gestation period arvidola around three weeks 1.

Southern water vole threats Restricted to wetland areas, sapiuds flourishing only where the banks and vegetation have not been significantly altered by human activity 6the southern water vole is at risk from habitat loss and disturbance by human activity. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.

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A water vole found in Western North America was historically considered a member of this genus, but has been shown to be more closely related to members of the genus Microtus. Common scarlet-darter Crocothemis erythraea. The aapidus is dark brown to black, and is slightly lighter on the underparts. Arvicola amphibius Arvicola sapidus Arvicola scherman Arvicola jacobeus.

Lemmus True lemmings Amur lemming L. The water voles are large voles in the genus Arvicola. The tail is covered in short, stiff, sparse hairs 2.


Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. This species is featured in: Yellow steppe lemming E. Arvicla snow vole D. This species is featured in: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Mink frog Lithobates septentrionalis. This Arvicolinae article is a stub. This species has rapidly declined across most of its range and zapidus only occurs in small fragments, primarily as a result of habitat loss from drainage, dredging, canal-building, infrastructure development and intensive agriculture. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

European water vole A. Journal of Mammalogy, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Neofiber Round-tailed muskrat N. Caucasian snow vole C.

Southwestern Water Vole (Arvicola sapidus) ยท

Early Pleistocene – Recent. Southern water vole habitat Occurring at elevations between sea level and about 2, metres, the southern water vole is almost always found near to water, preferring small freshwater lakes, ponds and slow-moving rivers, and streams with dense riparian vegetation. White-tailed mountain vole A. Southern water vole biology The southern water vole is active during the day, with peaks of activity in the late morning and early afternoon. Lemmus True lemmings Amur lemming L.