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Crocidura caspica

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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)
Justification:
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:
Native:
Azerbaijan; Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: Unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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