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Sorex leucogaster

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA EULIPOTYPHLA SORICIDAE

Scientific Name: Sorex leucogaster
Species Authority: Kuroda, 1933
Common Name(s):
English Paramushir Shrew
Synonym(s):
Sorex beringianus Yudin, 1967
Sorex jaashinai Kishida, 1930

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Tsytsulina, K.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Temple, H. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Justification:
This species has a restricted range, but there is insufficient information on population trends, potential threats, etc. to permit a Red List assessment to be made hence is listed as Data Deficient.
History:
1996 Vulnerable (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is probably confined to Paramushir Island, south of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
Countries:
Native:
Russian Federation
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Population [top]

Population: No data available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Inhabit shrubs near rivers. Reproduce once a year, litter size is up to 11.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species occurs in a restricted area that is threatened by human encroachment.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific measures are known.

Citation: Tsytsulina, K. 2008. Sorex leucogaster. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 September 2014.
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