Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Rodentia Cricetidae

Scientific Name: Microtus nasarovi
Species Authority: (Shidlovsky, 1938)
Common Name(s):
English Nasarov's Vole
Pitymus daghestanicus Shidlovsky, 1938 subspecies nasarovi

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Tsytsulina, K.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Temple, H. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Poorly studied species with no data on population size, major threats or ecology. Further research is necessary. Probably Least Concern despite small range, as population densities are high, but this requires confirmation.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/near threatened (LR/nt)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Distributed in piedmont steppes in E Transcaucasia.
Countries occurrence:
Armenia (Armenia); Azerbaijan
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Population [top]

Population: No data available. Population density is high enough for the species to be considered as crop pest.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Poorly studied, habitat preferences and ecology similar to those of Microtus daghestanicus.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Occurs in some protected areas.

Citation: Tsytsulina, K. 2008. Microtus nasarovi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T13448A3963465. . Downloaded on 05 October 2015.
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