Crocidura gmelini 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Crocidura gmelini Pallas, 1811
Taxonomic Notes: Both shantungensis and gmelini were previously considered to be subspecies of C. suaveolens, but Hoffmann (1996) split these two taxa off as a single species under the older name gmelini. This approach was subsequently revised by Jiang and Hoffmann (2001), who recognized both taxa as separate species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2016-12-23
Assessor(s): Hutterer, R.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
This is a widespread species with no known major threats, therefore it is listed as Least Concern.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It occurs from Iran through Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and China (NW Xinjiang) to Mongolia. It may occur in Israel.
Countries occurrence:
Afghanistan; China; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Kazakhstan; Mongolia; Pakistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
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Population [top]

Population:Population size and trends have not been quantified.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in steppe and semi-desert(Stone 1996). It has been found in a range of arid habitats, including salt-grass plain with sand dunes; arid tamarisk shrubland, and ecotones between tamarisk and salt-grass; also known from thick riparian vegetation (Smith and Xie in press).
Generation Length (years):1

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific measures in place.

Citation: Hutterer, R. 2017. Crocidura gmelini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T41319A22307461. . Downloaded on 21 April 2018.
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