Crocidura


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Crocidura

 

a genus of mammals of the shrew family, of the order Insectivora. They are 4–10 cm long. Crocidura differ from the closely related shrews and water shrews by the whiteness of their teeth, comparatively large helix, and the presence of separate long hairs on their tails. The majority of species are found chiefly in Africa, and they are also widely distributed in Europe and Asia. In the USSR they inhabit the steppe zone and are sometimes found in houses. They feed on insects.

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The timing of the shrew: continuous melatonin treatment maintains youthful rhythmic activity in aging Crocidura russula.
Bioaccumulation of lead, mercury, and cadmium in the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russula, from the Ebro Delta (NE Spain): sex-and age-dependent variation.
A recent review concluded that Australia has lost 29 (or perhaps 30, if the Christmas Island Shrew Crocidura trichura, last seen in 1985, is considered extinct) of its 272 endemic land mammal species (i.
araneus and Sorex minutus (pygmy shrew) as 'habitat generalists' (no distinct habitat preference) and Crocidura leucodon (bicoloured white-toothed shrew) and M.
Small mammals captured in Namibia during 2010-2012 and tested for arenaviruses * Mammal species Common name Aethomys chrysophilus Red veld rat Micaelamys namaquensis Namaqua rock mouse Crocidura fuscomurina Bicolored musk shrew Crocidura hirta Lesser red musk shrew Dendromus melanotis Gray climbing mouse Elephantulus intufi Bushveld sengi Gerbilliscus spp.
Moreover, at most of the sites, these cold regions taxa of cold regions coexist with thermo-Mediterranean species belonging to chorotype 3, species such as Microtus (Iberomys) cabrerae, Crocidura russula and Microtus (Terricola) duodecimcostatus, which represent a smaller percentage of the total (Table 1).
Entre los mamiferos salvajes mas importantes, se encuentran: Sus scrofa (jabali), Vulpes vulpes (zorro), Crocidura russula (musarana comun), Lepus europaeus (liebre), Oryctolagus cuniculus (conejo), Mustela nivalis (comadreja), Apodemus sylvaticus (raton de campo), Pitymys duodecimcostatus (topillo comun), Erinaceus euroaeus (erizo).
Hybomys vittatus T Crocidura V I -- insitania Crocidura odorata V I -- Dendrohyrax T C.
Percichthys trucha (20), European Cyprinids (21), Crocidura suaveolens group (Lesser white-toothed shrews) (22) and Lilium longiflorum and L.
2000) encontraram altas prevalencias de Cryptosporidium em pequenos mamiferos das especies Apodemus sylvaticus (35,2%), Mus spretus (27,2%) e Crocidura russula (14%) no Nordeste da Espanha.