Crocidura roosevelti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Crocidura roosevelti (Heller, 1910)
Common Name(s):
English Roosvelt's Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2016-09-09
Assessor(s): Hutterer, R. & Kerbis Peterhans, J.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category despite the fact that it is locally uncommon.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Crocidura roosevelti occurs across the forest-savanna margin of the Central African forest block. There are records from Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania (Hutterer 1981). It is possibly present in Sudan. Its elevational upper limit is between 900 and 1,200 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Rwanda; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1200
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:This species has a low local abundance.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found in moist savanna around the Congo Basin forest block. It inhabits lowlands, under 1,200 m asl.
Generation Length (years):1-2

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There appear to be no major threats to this widespread species as a whole.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: C. roosevelti is found in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda and Garamba National Park in northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This errata assessment has been created because the map was accidentally left out of the version published previously.

Citation: Hutterer, R. & Kerbis Peterhans, J. 2016. Crocidura roosevelti (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T41355A115181119. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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