|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Baxter, R., Hutterer, R., Griffin, M. & Howell, K.
||Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, it occurs in a number of protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
- 2004 – Least Concern (LC) –
- 1996 – Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc) –
|Range Description:||Crocidura cyanea is a southern African species which occurs in Angola, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho (recorded from Mahlanapeng and Sehonghong [Lynch 1994]), Swaziland, Zambia (where the species overlaps in range with C. parvipes), Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It may also be present in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi and Tanzania but its presence has not been confirmed. Records from Kenya and to the north of this country are of C. parvipes. Crocidura cyanea is found from sea level to 2,000 m asl.|
Angola (Angola); Botswana; Lesotho; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland; Zambia; Zimbabwe
|♦ Upper elevation limit (metres):||2000|
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|