Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Crocidura caspica
Species Authority: Thomas, 1907
Common Name(s):
English Caspian Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Kryštufek, B. & Tsytsulina, K.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G. (Small Nonvolant Mammal Red List Authority) & Temple, H. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
There are unresolved taxonomic issues with this species. Very little information is available regarding distribution, population size and trends, and potential threats, hence is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from the SW coast lowlands of Caspian Sea in Iran and Azerbaijan. The species is found in the Lenkoran district of Azerbaijan (Baku 2004).
Countries occurrence:
Azerbaijan; Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: Unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: None known.

Citation: Kryštufek, B. & Tsytsulina, K. 2008. Crocidura caspica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136444A4292593. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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