Southern water shrew

Southern water shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Soricinae
Species : Neomys anomalus

 

The Southern water shrew is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. 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
Southern water shrew

Adult weight : 0.015 kg (0.033 lbs)

Female maturity :106 days

Male maturity : 106 days

Gestation : 26 days

Weaning : 29 days

Litter size : 7

Weight at birth : 0.001 kg (0.0022 lbs)

Body mass : 0.013 kg (0.0286 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

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Facts about the southern water shrew

The area marks the westernmost distribution for striped field mouse Apodemus agrarius whilst Miller`s water shrew Neomys anomalus is found here in large numbers. (Full text)

Among mammals, the Shrew (Neomys anomalus) is found in the reedbeds. (Full text)

The area marks the westernmost disribution for striped field mouse Apodemus agrarius whilst Miller's water shrew Neomys anomalus is found here in large numbers.

MILLER'S THUMB See "Bullhead" MILLER'S WATER SHREW Miller's water shrew (Neomys anomalus) is very similar to the water shrew but is distinguished by a greatly reduced or absent keel on the tail, and a reduced fringe on the feet and a pale or white underside.

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