The woodland vole (Microtus pinetorum) is a small vole found in eastern North
America. It is also known as the pine vole.
Description: The woodland vole shows many adaptations for its burrowing
lifestyle. The fur is short, soft, and silky, almost mole-like in texture. The front feet
Woodland voles have a combined head and body length between 83 and 120
mm; the tail ranges from 15 to 40 mm in length. They weigh between 14 and 37 g.
Woodland Vole Facts. Learn about woodland voles, their identifying features, and
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Taxonomic Notes: Van der Meulen (1978) regarded subspecies nemoralis and
parvulus as species distinct from pinetorum, as have some other authors, ...
State distribution: The woodland vole population is patchy and local in Michigan (
less than 100 specimens taken). However, there is potential for this species to.
Entry page to Discover Life's Encyclopedia about the Biology, Natural History,
Ecology, Identification and Maps of Woodland Vole -- Microtus pinetorum.
Woodland vole, pine mouse, mole mouse, potato mouse, mole pine ... Area of
Distribution Pine voles live underground in burrows and under mulch and litter.
Descriptions and articles about the Woodland Vole, scientifically known as
Microtus pinetorum in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief
Pine or Woodland Vole (M. pinetorum). The pine vole is a small vole. Its total
length is 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm). Its brown fur is soft and dense. The