The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Microtus ochrogaster ludovicianus Bailey, 1900:74

Louisiana vole



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Microtus ludovicianus Bailey, 1900


Conservation Status

Last record: 1905

IUCN RedList status: "apparently extinct"



Louisiana (southwestern) & Texas (southeastern), USA












Original scientific description:

Bailey, V. (1900). Revision of the American voles of the genus Microtus. North American Fauna 17: 1-88.


Other references:

Linzey, A. V. and NatureServe (Hammerson, G.). (2008). Microtus ochrogaster. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 29 July 2013.

Lowery, G. H. Jr. (1974). The Mammals of Louisiana and its Adjacent Waters. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 565 pp.

Stalling, Dick T. (1990). Microtus ochrogaster. Mammalian Species 355: 1-9, 3 figs.


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