The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Crocidura wimmeri Balsac & Aellen, 1958:952

Wimmer's shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1976

Rediscovered: 2008 (Kadjo et al. 2013)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Ivory Coast

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:
 
Heim de Balsac, H. and Aellen, V. (1958). Les Soricidae de basse Côte-D'Ivoire. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 65: 921-956.
 
 
Other references:
 
Hutterer, R. (2008). Crocidura wimmeri. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 28 June 2011.
 
Kadjo, Blaise et al. (2013). Assessment of terrestrial small mammals and a record of the critically endangered shrew Crocidura wimmeri in Banco National Park (Côte d’Ivoire). Mammalia Volume 0, Issue 0, Pages 1–8, ISSN (Online) 1864-1547, ISSN (Print) 0025-1461, DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2012-0083, April 2013 [Abstract]
 
Vogel, Peter. (1976). Energy Consumption of European and African Shrews. Acta Theriologica 21(13): 195-206.
 
Vogel, Peter, Genoud, M. and Frey, H. (1981). Daily Activity Patterns in Some African and European Crocidurinae (Soricidae, Insectivora). Terre Et La Vie 35(1): 97-108. [Abstract]
 
Vogel, P., Vogel, V., Fumagalli, L., Kadjo, B., Kouadio, R. Y. and Dubey, S. (2013). Genetic identity of the critically endangered Wimmer's shrew Crocidura wimmeri. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi: 10.1111/bij.12196 [Abstract]

 

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