Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Insectivora > Family: Soricidae > Genus: Crocidura > Species: Crocidura osorio

Osorio shrew - Crocidura osorio Molina & Hutterer, 1989

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
May also occur in
  • cropland
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • urban
  • wetlands


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Soricidae)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Crocidure de la Grande Canarie French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musaraña de Osorio Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Osorio shrew English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Osorio-cickány Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Osorio-Spitzmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Osorionpäästäinen Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Planinska kanarska rovka Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
No synonyms available.

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External data

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