Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Insectivora > Family: Soricidae > Genus: Sorex > Species: Sorex granarius

Spanish shrew - Sorex granarius Miller, 1910

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 2600


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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

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Soricidae)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Espanjanpäästäinen Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Iberijska gozdna rovka Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Iberische bosspitsmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Iberische Waldspitzmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Iberska šumska rovka Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musaraigne ibérique French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musaraña ibérica Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musaranho-de-dentes-vermelhos Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rejsek iberský Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ryjówka pirenejska Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Spanish shrew English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Spansk näbbmus Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Spansk spissmus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Spanyol cickány Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Toporagno iberico Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Sorex araneus granarius Miller, 1910

Other resources

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External data

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