Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Insectivora > Family: Soricidae > Genus: Sorex > Species: Sorex coronatus > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Sorex coronatus coronatus Millet, 1828 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Sorex coronatus euronotus Miller, 1901 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Sorex coronatus fretalis Miller, 1909 Fauna Europaea (2005)

Millet's shrew - Sorex coronatus Millet, 1828

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • grassland
  • urban
Natura 2000 species code 5851


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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
Atlantska gozdna rovka Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Millet's shrew English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Millet-cickány Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Millets näbbmus Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musaraigne couronnée French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Musaraña de Millet Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ranskanpäästäinen Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Rejsek západoevropský Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ryjówka Milleta Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Schabrackenspëtzmaus Luxemburgish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Schabrackenspitzmaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Toporagno di Millet Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Tweekleurige bosspitsmuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Zapadnoeuropska šumska rovka Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Sorex araneus euronotus Miller, 1901
Sorex santonus Mottaz, 1908
Sorex araneus santonus Mottaz, 1908
Sorex personatus Geoffroy, 1827
Sorex araneus fretalis Miller, 1909

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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