Crocidura pitmani 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Crocidura pitmani
Species Authority: Barclay, 1932
Common Name(s):
English Pitman's 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) & Cox, N. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, population sizes, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)
1996 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Crocidura pitmani is known from central and northern Zambia. The type locality for this species is uncertain but is thought to be the Maluwe-Sarengi district.
Countries occurrence:
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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: Other than being a montane species, little is known about the natural history of this species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place for this species. Additional studies are needed into the distribution, abundance, breeding biology and general ecology of this species.

Citation: Hutterer, R. 2008. Crocidura pitmani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T5637A11468332. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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