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Sorex ornatus juncensis Nelson & Goldman, 1909:27

Tule shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: September 1905

Rediscovered: ?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Socorro, Mexico

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Nelson, E. W. and Goldman, E. A. (1909). Eleven new mammals from lower California. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 22: 23-28.

 

Other references:

Issac Camargo and Sergio Ticul Álvarez-Castañeda. (2018). Rediscovery of the extinct Tule shrew (Sorex ornatus juncencis) in the San Quintin plains: a taxonomic reevaluation after 90 years without new records. Mammalia. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2017-0133 [Abstract]
 
Álvarez Castañeda, S.T., Matson, J., Castro-Arellano, I., Woodman, N., de Grammont, P.C. & NatureServe (Hammerson, G.). (2008). Sorex ornatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 16 August 2013.
 
Maldonado, Jesús E.: Family Soricidae. p 39–52 in S.T. Álvarez-Castañeda & J.L. Patton (editors), Mamíferos del noroeste de México. Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, S.C.
 
Maldonado, J. E., Hertel, F. and Vila, C. (2004). Discordant patterns of morphological variation in genetically divergent populations of ornate shrews (Sorex ornatus). Journal of Mammalogy 85: 886-896.
 
Owen, J. G. and Hoffmann, R. S. (1983). Sorex ornatus. Mammalian Species 212: 1-5.

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