Crocidura pitmani


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
2004 Data Deficient
1996 Vulnerable

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.
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Population [top]

Population: The abundance and population size of this species are not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

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. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 03 March 2015.
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