Long-tailed shrew

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Long-tailed shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Soricinae
Species : Sorex dispar

 

Keywords: tail

The Long-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

Countries
Canada and United States

Facts about the long-tailed shrew

The long-tailed shrew is significantly smaller in northern latitudes and larger in the southern part of its range. (Full text)

Rock shrew Sorex dispar                                                            Special concern The rock shrew, or long tailed shrew, is found in a band across Pennsylvania that stretches from the Northeast to the mid-central and Southwest of the state. (Full text)

Long-tailed shrews are slightly less than 7. (Full text)

Long-tailed shrews are slightly less than 7. (Full text)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Long-tailed shrews are found primarily at the higher elevations in the park, although several have been recorded in Greenbrier. (Full text)

Long-tailed shrews are slightly less than 7.

In the San Francisco Mountains long-tailed shrews are known from Little Spring (type locality) at about 8000 feet as well as at a few places higher up the mountains (to 11,500 feet).

In the San Francisco Mountains long-tailed shrews are known from Little Spring (type locality) at about 8000 feet as well as at a few places higher up the mountains (to 11,500 feet). (Full text)

Similar Species Most other long-tailed shrews are much smaller. (Full text)

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