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Crocidura tanakae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA EULIPOTYPHLA SORICIDAE

Scientific Name: Crocidura tanakae
Species Authority: Kuroda, 1938
Common Name(s):
English Taiwanese Gray Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H.
Reviewer(s): Lunde, D. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Chanson, J. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its fairly wide distribution on Taiwan, presumed large population, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to Taiwan, Province of China (Smith and Xie 2008). It occupies elevations from sea level up to 2,200 m asl (Smith and Xie 2008).
Countries:
Native:
Taiwan, Province of China (Taiwan, Province of China (main island))
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species (Smith and Xie 2008).
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occupies grassland, secondary forest, bamboo thickets and pastures (Smith and Xie 2008).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures in place for this species. It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas. In China, it has been regionally Red Listed, as C. attenuata, as Least Concern (Wang and Xie 2004).

Citation: Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. 2008. Crocidura tanakae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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