water vole

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water vole

n
(Animals) a large amphibious vole, Arvicola terrestris, of Eurasian river banks: family Cricetidae. Also called: water rat
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Noun1.water vole - common large Eurasian volewater vole - common large Eurasian vole    
field mouse, vole - any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows
Arvicola, genus Arvicola - in some classifications considered synonymous with Microtus
2.water vole - of western North Americawater vole - of western North America    
field mouse, vole - any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows
genus Microtus, Microtus - voles of the northern hemisphere
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Translations
vesimyyrä
ミズハタネズミ水畑鼠
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Similar activity peaks to those observed in our study have been found in the water voles Arvicola terrestris scherman (Airoldi 1979) and Arvicola sapidus (Pita et al.
Some taxa which have been studied include viverrids (Atilax, Bdeogal, Civettictis, Genetta, Helogale, Herpestes, Ichneumia, Mungos, and Nandinia) from eastern Africa (Taylor 1971), water voles (Arvicola terrestris monticola) from Europe (Ventura and Gotzens 2005), squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus, Arborimus logicaudus, Tamiasciurus douglasii, Sciurus griseus, and Tamias spp.) and woodrats (Neotoma spp.) from Oregon (Forsman and Otto 2006), and Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) from Georgia (Mead and Patterson 2009).
Early embryonic mortality in the water vole (Arvicola terrestris L.).
Captive housing during water vole (Arvicola terrestris) reintroduction: does short-term social stress impact on animal welfare?
This is the case with El Miron, which shows a very high percentage of taxa associated with wet open spaces (56.15%), represented mainly by Talpa europaea (27.9%) and Arvicola terrestris (34.8%).
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.
Genetic structure of the cyclic fossorial water vole (Arvicola terrestris): landscape and demographic influences.
In central Europe, the common vole (Microtus arvalis), the water vole (Arvicola terrestris), and the muskrat (O.
'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.
You might also spot a water vole (arvicola terrestris) or two if you are lucky.