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Noun1.Arvicola - in some classifications considered synonymous with MicrotusArvicola - in some classifications considered synonymous with Microtus
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
Arvicola amphibius, water vole, water rat - common large Eurasian vole
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The montane water vole, Arvicola schermati, can be found at low altitude in northwestern Spain, where it has become a key pest in apple orchards.
Widespread gene flow and high genetic variability in populations of water voles Arvicola terrestris in patchy habitats.
1987- L'analyse microscopique des feces: une technique non perturbante d'etude des regimes alimentaires des mammiferes phytophages Arvicola, 4(1): 33-38.
Individuals from Neomys fodiens (Eurasian water shrew), Arvicola amphibius (European water vole), and Glis glis (edible dormouse) were excluded from analyses as these captures (four individuals in sum) were not representative due to unsuitable trapping method for this species or specialisation on aquatic habitat structures.
In the samples analysed, we have identified a great number of species indicating an environment with a high level of humidity, such as Arvicola terrestris, Microtus agrestis, Talpa europaea, Talpa occidentalis and Erinaceus europaeus.
Vole 2 E Crocidura leucodon Bicolored white-toothed shrew 19 Crocidura russula Greater white-toothed shrew 1 Sorex araneus Common shrew 3 Micromys minutus Harvest mouse 1 Mus musculus House mouse 6 Apodemus sylvaticus Wood mouse 5 Apodemus flavicollis Yellow-necked mouse 1 Arvicola terrestris European water vole 1 Microtus sp.
The food eaten by the water vole Arvicola terrestris in gardens.
Chaline (1970) hace referencia a la aparicion en Lezetxiki de la especie Pliomys lenki, un tipo de arvicola propio del Pleistoceno medio europeo (Janossy, 1975), aunque en la peninsula Iberica su presencia es mucho mas duradera, apareciendo en el tramo final del Pleistoceno medio (3), y con posterioridad al resto de Europa, perdurando hasta el OIS 3 aproximadamente (Sese y Sevilla, 1996).
Arvicola terrestris an intermediate host of Echinococcus multilocularis in France: epidemiological consequences.
Water Vole' ydi'r enw Saesneg am lygoden y dwr neu lygoden bengron y dwr i roi'r enw Cymraeg swyddogol arni hi, ac Arvicola terrestris ydi'r enw gwyddonol.
The humble water vole, or arvicola terrestris, has been found living on one of the region's leading business parks.
Amid dog roses, ash trees and flowery fields, blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla, chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita, willow warblers Phylloscopus trochilus and whitethroats Sylvia communis pour forth their springtime song, children build houses in the trees and dens in the abandoned ammunition bunkers, teenagers ride mountain bikes and grown-ups stroll with their dogs, while water voles Arvicola terrestris amphibius, now scarce in the countryside, busy themselves in the beck.