Notiosorex cockrumi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Notiosorex cockrumi Baker, O'Neill & McAliley, 2003
Common Name(s):
English Cockrum's Grey Shrew
Taxonomic Notes: In the past there was one wide ranging species, Notiosorex crawfordi. Now four species are recognized in the genus: crawfordi, cockrumi, evotis and villai (Carraway and Timm 2000).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2017-01-10
Assessor(s): Timm, R., Matson, J., Woodman, N., de Grammont, P.C. & Castro-Arellano, I.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from Arizona, United States to central Sonora, Mexico (McAliley et al. 2007).
Countries occurrence:
Mexico; United States
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Population [top]

Population:No population information is available for this species. It is probably common in the proper desert habitats (Robert Timm and John Matson pers. comm.).
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Typical habitat is desert shrub, including plant communities dominated by mesquite, agave, cholla, and oakbrush (Wilson and Ruff 1999). It is insectivorous (Nowak 1999).
Generation Length (years):1

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in protected areas in Arizona in the United States.

Citation: Timm, R., Matson, J., Woodman, N., de Grammont, P.C. & Castro-Arellano, I. 2017. Notiosorex cockrumi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T136666A22293361. . Downloaded on 24 May 2018.
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