Crocidura macowi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Crocidura macowi Dollman, 1915
Common Name(s):
English Macow's Shrew, Nyiro Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-10-15
Assessor(s): Jenkins, P.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
Contributor(s): Hutterer, R. & Oguge, N.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Kennerley, R.
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its distribution, status, threats, and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Crocidura macowi is only known from its type locality on Mount Nyiro, south of Lake Turkana, Kenya.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:The abundance and population size of this species are not known.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:There is no information on the habitat and ecology of this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat to this species is considered to be human-induced habitat loss and degradation (Kingdon et al. 2013).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no direct conservation measures in place for this species. The species has not been recorded from any protected areas. Additional studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, general ecology and threats to this little-known species.

Errata [top]

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

Citation: Jenkins, P. 2016. Crocidura macowi (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T5635A115079098. . Downloaded on 24 June 2018.
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