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Crocidura thomensis Bocage, 1887

São Tomé shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1896

Rediscovered: December 1971

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

São Tomé

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:
 
Bocage, J. V. B. (1887). Sur un mammifère nouveau de l’Ile de St. Thomé, Sorex (Crocidura) thomensis.  Jornal de Sciencias Mathematicas, Physicas e Naturaes 11: 212-213.
 
 
Other references:
 
de Lima, Ricardo Faustino et al. (2015). Reassessing the conservation status of the shrew Crocidura thomensis, endemic to São Tomé Island. Oryx. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S003060531400091X
 
Dutton, J. and Haft, J. (1996). Distribution, ecology and status of an endemic shrew, Crocidura thomensis, from Sao Tomé. Oryx 30: 195-201.
 
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. (2008). Crocidura thomensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 02 June 2015.

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