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Crocidura jenkinsi Chakraborty, 1978

Jenkin's shrew, Jenkin’s Andaman spiny shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1972

Rediscovered in 1997

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Andaman Islands, India

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Das, I. 1999. A noteworthy collection of mammals from Mount Harriet, Andaman Islands, India. Journal of South Asian Natural History 4(2): 181-185.
 
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.
 
Molur, S. 2016. Crocidura jenkinsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T5604A22299101. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T5604A22299101.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.
 
Molur, S., Srinivasulu, C., Srinivasulu, B., Walker, S., Nameer, P.O. and Ravikumar, L. 2005. Status of non-volant small mammals: Conservation Assessment and Management Plan (C.A.M.P) workshop report. Zoo Outreach Organisation / CBSG-South Asia., Comibatore, India.

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