Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Insectivora > Family: Soricidae > Genus: Neomys > Species: Neomys anomalus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Neomys anomalus anomalus Cabrera, 1907 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Neomys anomalus soricoides Ognev, 1922 Fauna Europaea (2005)

Miller's water shrew - Neomys anomalus Cabrera, 1907

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 2595


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

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
Crossope de Miller French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Dulovnica menšia Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Miller's water shrew English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Miller-vízicickány Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Millers vandspidsmus Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Millers waterspitsmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musaranho-de-água Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musgaño de Cabrera Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
rzesorek mniejszy Polish Polish NRC
Soo-vesimutt Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sumpfspëtzmaus Luxemburgish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sumpfspitzmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sumpnäbbmus Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sumpspissmus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Suovesipäästäinen Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Toporagno acquatico di Miller Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Neomys milleri Mottaz, 1907
Neomys soricoides Ognev, 1921
Neomys soricioides Ognev, 1921
Neomys fodiens mokrzeckii Martino, 1917

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External data

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