White-toothed shrew

White-toothed shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Crocidurinae
Species : Crocidura russula

 

Keywords: white

The Greater white-toothed shrew, white-toothed shrew is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
White-toothed shrew

Adult weight : 0.012 kg (0.0264 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 4 years

Female maturity :75 days

Male maturity : 75 days

Gestation : 29 days

Weaning : 23 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 4

Interval between litters : 28 days

Weight at birth : 0.001 kg (0.0022 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.008 kg (0.0176 lbs)

Body mass : 0.011 kg (0.0242 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

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Facts about the white-toothed shrew

2p - The White-toothed Shrew Crocidura russula is not the UK shrew but a resident of Alderney, Guernsey and Herm.

De huisspitsmuis (de wetenschappelijke naam luidt Crocidura russula) is een insecteneter. (Full text)

Crocidura russula is a monogamous species (Cantoni D. (Full text)

The Greater White-toothed Shrew Crocidura russula is a tiny mouse-like (but completely unrelated) creature with an elongated muzzle typical of members of this charismatic family.

GREATER WHITE-TOOTHED SHREW The greater white-toothed shrew, or house shrew (Crocidura russula) is a west European species of shrew recognisable by its white teeth white; rather narrow skull elongated in the uni-cuspid tooth region; three uni-cuspid teeth (the third being relatively large); gradual, blurred division between the reddish upper and paler underside; isolated long sparse hairs on the tail.

Completely absent from the English mainland, this little native insectivore Crocidura russula is also found in Guernsey and Herm.

Great White-toothed Shrew is insectivorous.

The Greater White-toothed Shrew is larger than the lesser, but apart from that they are very similar looking both with grey/brown hair and long bristles on the tail.

The lesser white-toothed shrew is found on the Isles of Scilly, Jersey and Sark, whilst the greater lives on Alderney, Guernsey and Herm.

The lesser white-toothed shrew is found on the Isles of Scilly, Jersey and Sark, whilst the greater lives on Alderney, Guernsey and Herm. (Full text)

The lesser whitetoothed shrew is also smaller (head and body length 50-75mm) and lighter (3-7g) than the greater white-toothed shrew (60-90mm and 4. (Full text)

The only 5 cm long Pygmy white-toothed Shrew is the smallest European mammal.

Shrews White-toothed Shrew The White-toothed Shrew is the most common in Africa. (Full text)

Status & distribution:The lesser white-toothed shrew is very common but only in the areas where it occurs, on the Isles of Scilly, off the coast of southwest England, and Jersey and Sark.

The pygmy white-toothed shrew is the smallest mammal that lives .

(The pygmy white-toothed shrew is the world's smallest mammal.

White toothed shrews are very social animals - they aren't territorial, when the weather is cold, they huddle together in nests to reduce 'heating energy' expenditure, which Sorex don't do.

ft) Bicolored white-toothed shrews are associated with dry, upland habitats such as grasslands, woodlands, and roadside brush.

Lesser and greater white-toothed shrews are not found in mainland Britain.

Lesser and greater white-toothed shrews are not found in mainland Britain. (Full text)

The subfamily of red-toothed shrews, with orange- or red-tipped teeth, includes both Old and New World species; the white-toothed shrews are confined to the Old World. (Full text)

The subfamily of red-toothed shrews, with orange- or red-tipped teeth, includes both Old and New World species; the white-toothed shrews are confined to the Old World.

The subfamily of red-toothed shrews, with orange- or red-tipped teeth, includes both Old and New World species; the white-toothed shrews are confined to the Old World. (Full text)

The subfamily of red-toothed shrews, with orange- or red-tipped teeth, includes both Old and New World species; the white-toothed shrews are confined to the Old World. (Full text)

Lesser white-toothed shrews are only found on the Isles of Scilly, Jersey and Sark.

Spiny mice and white-toothed shrews are endemic mammals found here. (Full text)

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