Crocidura foetida


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Crocidura foetida
Species Authority: Peters, 1870
Common Name(s):
English Bornean Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Lunde, D., Meijaard, E. & Ruedas, L.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Stuart, S.N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, its occurrence in protected areas, its tolerance of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at anything close to the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to the island of Borneo, where it has been recorded from Kalimantan (Indonesia) and Sarawak and Sabah (Malaysia). It presumably also occurs in Brunei.
Indonesia; Malaysia
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Population [top]

Population: The population size of this species is not known. It is believed to be common in suitable habitats.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is little information available on this species. It is found in primary and secondary forest, but also occurs also in cultivated areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This is a widespread and adaptable species, and so is unlikely to be facing any significant threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in a number of protected areas.

Citation: Lunde, D., Meijaard, E. & Ruedas, L. 2008. Crocidura foetida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 31 March 2015.
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