Dymecodon pilirostris 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Talpidae

Scientific Name: Dymecodon pilirostris True, 1886
Common Name(s):
English True's Shrew Mole
Urotrichus pilirostris (True, 1886)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-12-14
Assessor(s): Laginha Pinto Correia, D.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Abe, H. & Kawada, S.
Listed as Least Concern as the species is common, there are no major threats, and it is not thought to be in decline.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to Honshu (including the Kii Peninsula), Shikoku and Kyushu (Abe et al. 2005) in Japan, and is usually found at elevations above 1,000 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Japan (Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):1000
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Population [top]

Population:Dymecodon pilirostris is a common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits grasslands, bushes and forests at high elevations.
Generation Length (years):2

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is known to be present in several protected areas.

Citation: Laginha Pinto Correia, D. 2016. Dymecodon pilirostris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T41488A22323252. . Downloaded on 23 July 2018.
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