Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Crocidura susiana
Species Authority: Redding & Lay, 1978
Common Name(s):
English Iranian Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Hutterer, R.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Temple, H. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
This species is known only from a very restricted area, but may range more widely. There is no information available regarding extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, population size or population trends so the species is assessed as Data Deficient.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Endangered (EN)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has only been recorded from Dezful, Khuzistan province, southwest Iran, but it may range more widely.
Countries occurrence:
Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: This species is only known from type series. There is no information on population size or trend.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Poorly known.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific measures are known.

Citation: Hutterer, R. 2008. Crocidura susiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T5618A11424751. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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