Elliot's short-tailed shrew

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Elliot's short-tailed shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Soricinae
Species : Blarina hylophaga


The Elliot's short-tailed 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

United States
Some facts about the
Elliot's short-tailed shrew

Adult weight : 0.015 kg (0.033 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 3 years

Female maturity :84 days

Male maturity : 42 days

Gestation : 23 days

Weaning : 30 days

Litter size : 7

Litters per year : 2

Weight at weaning : 0.015 kg (0.033 lbs)

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Facts about the Elliot's short-tailed shrew

Habitat Blarina hylophaga is found in various habitats. (Full text)

Elliot’s short-tailed shrew is nearly identical in appearance to the southern short-tailed shrew, B. (Full text)

hylophaga, Elliot's short-tailed shrew, is found in the southern 1/4 of the state.

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