The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Crocidura picea Sanderson, 1940

Cameroonian shrew, Pitch shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1940

Rediscovered: 1999

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Cameroon

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sanderson, I.T. 1940. The mammals of the North Cameroons Forest Area being the results of the Percy Sladen Expedition to the Mamfe Division of the British Cameroons. Transnatinoal Zoological Society of London 24: 623-725.

 

Other references:

Heim de Balsac, H. and Hutterer, R. 1982. Les Soricidae (Mammifères Insectivores) des îles du Golfe de Guinée: Faits nouveaux et problèmes biogeographiques. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 33: 133-150.
 
Hutterer, R. 2005. Order Soricomorpha. In: D.E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 220-311. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
 
Hutterer, R. & Howell, K. (2008). Crocidura picea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T5636A11452934. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T5636A11452934.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.
 
Schlitter, D.A., Hutterer, R., Maddalena, T. and Robbins, L.W. 1999. New karyotypes of shrews (Mammalia: Soricidae) from Cameroon and Somalia. Annals of Carnegie Museum 68: 1-13.

 

<< Back to the Eulipotyphlids database