Crocidura greenwoodi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Crocidura greenwoodi
Species Authority: Heim de Balsac, 1966
Common Name(s):
English Greenwood's Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category. In addition, from what we know of its habitat requirements and the information about the localities where it has been found there are no major threats to this species at present.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Least Concern (LC)
1996 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Crocidura greenwoodi has only been recorded from southern parts of Somalia.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: This species is locally abundant.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It has been recorded from gallery forest, savanna, arid bush, and cultivated land.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There appear to be no major threats to this species as a whole. It is considered to have a relatively restricted range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no direct conservation measures in place for this species. It is not known if the species is present within any protected areas.

Citation: Hutterer, R. 2008. Crocidura greenwoodi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T5632A11458722. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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