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A Taxonomic review of American long-tailed shrews

(genera Sorex and Microsorex)

by Hartley H. T. Jackson

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shrews

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Hartley H. T. Jackson
    SeriesNorth American fauna -- no. 51, North American fauna -- no. 51
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 238 p.
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14535476M
    LC Control Number28001101

    California Wildlife Habitat Relationships System The Smithsonian book of North American mammals. Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington and London. pp. Jackson, H. H. T. A taxonomic review of the American long-tailed shrews (genera Sorex . from long-tailed shrew (tail length mm) and smoky shrew (tail length mm). Shrews are covered with short fur, varying in color from gray in long-tailed shrew to gray-brown in smoky shrew to cinnamon brown in least shrew. The tail of smoky shrew is paler and more yellowish beneath, but this difference may be subtle in some individuals.

    Habitat Description: The pygmy shrew has the distinction of being the smallest mammal to presently inhabit North America (Allen ). Its distribution in the southern and mid-Appalachian mountain regions is not well defined. However, the few state records of occurrence for S. hoyi place its populations primarily at mid and upper. Northern Short-tailed Shrew (Blarina brevicauda) Description & Range: Short-tailed shrews aren’t much to look at. They have beady eyes, pointed noses and a dark grayish body with a stumpy tail. They are the largest shrews in North America, clocking in at a whopping to inches in length.

    In addition to his Wisconsin mammal book, Dr. Jackson authored two issues of North American Fauna--num , "A review of the American Moles," and num , "A taxonomic review of the American Long-tailed Shrews." In the same letter of 7 February to. A collection of North American Mammals and their Scientific Names courtesy of The National Audubon Society Field Guide to Mammals of North America, (I).


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A TAXONOMIC REVIEW OF THE AMERICAN LONG-TAILED SHREWS (Genera SOREX & Author: Hartley H.T. Jackson. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "A taxonomic review of American long-tailed shrews (genera Sorex and Microsorex).

Although the colour of the pelage may be variable, it is generally black or grey-black dorsally and a silvery-grey ventrally, but appears more black in the winter and becomes more brown in the summer. Water shrews, as a member of the long tailed shrews, can have tails varying from 57 to 89 mm in length (Wilson and Ruff, ).

Water shrews are relatively large shrews with males tending to be longer and heavier than females. The total length of a water shrew can range between and mm, and the weight ranges from 8 to 18 grams.

Jackson, H. A taxonomic review of the American long tailed shrews. Amer. Fauna, Nagorsen, D. Opossums. Shrews are very small, secretive, mouse-like mammals that inhabit moist, shady woodland areas.

Generally, they have long, flexible, pointed snouts and very small eyes and ears. Their fur is soft and dense, and most species have prominent scent glands. All shrews belong to the Family Soricidae (subfamilies Soricinae, Crocidurinae, Myosoricinae) and Order Eulipotyphia, which also includes.

Distribution of Some Nebraskan Mammals. Distribution of Some Nebraskan Mammals. Knox Jones. 0 (0 Reviews) JACKSON, H. A taxonomic review of the American long-tailed shrews. Amer. Fauna, vi +July Be the first to review this book Popular questions. What is a good modern romantic book (Rated R).

Distribution. It is found from the grasslands of southern Canada through the eastern and central United States and Mexico. In Canada, only a small population of this animal has been found at Long Point in Ontario.

The North American least shrew mostly dwells in mesic grasslands, marshes, and meadows. Most shrews prefer these wet habitats, but the least shrew will also inhabit dry upland : Mammalia.

The shrew (family Soricidae) is a small mole-like mammal classified in the order shrews are not to be confused with treeshrews, otter shrews, elephant shrews, or the West Indies shrews, which belong to different families or orders.

Although its external appearance is generally that of a long-nosed mouse, a shrew is not a rodent, as mice : Mammalia. Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties.

However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in Biological classification: Species.

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. A Taxonomic review of American long-tailed shrews (genera Sorex and Microsorex) Elliott, Roosevelt, Theodore, Shrews Smithsonian Institution.

Small mammal commnities in the. In his A taxonomic review of the American Long-tailed Shrews in h e concluded that the Yaquina shrew was only a subspecies of Sorex pacificus.

He also described another large species of shrew that had been collected from the bank of the Gualala River in Sonoma County, California, which he named Sorex sonomae. Hartley H. Jackson is the author of Mammals of Wisconsin ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), A Taxonomic review of American long- /5.

The long-tailed shrew has a hind foot length of 5mm, and can have a total body weight of to g. The tail is furry with hair that is faintly bicolored. In older long-tailed shrews, a loss of hair from the tail may be exhibited.

The long-tailed shrew has a long, slender Family: Soricidae. An annotated key to the long-tailed shrews (genus Sorex) of the United States and Canada, with notes on the Middle American Sorex. Occas. Pap. Univ. Kansas Mus.

Nat. Hist. Junge, J.A. and R.S. Hoffmann. An annotated key to the long-tailed shrews (Genus SOREX) of the United States and Canada, with notes on middle American SOREX. Univ. Long‐tailed Shrew Sorex dispar Federal Listing N/A State Listing SGCN Global Rank G4 State Rank S4 Regional Status Very High Justification (Reason for Concern in NH) The population status of long‐tailed shrews is largely unknown, but they are thought to be rare (Degraaf and Yamasaki ).File Size: KB.

A taxonomic review of the American long-tailed shrews (genera Sorex and Microsorex). North American Fauna Jackson, H.H. A taxonomic review of the North Americanlong tailed shrews (genera Sorex and Microsorex). Amer. Fauna. Jackson, H.H.T. A taxonomic review of the American long-tailed shrews (genera Sorex and.

The long-tailed shrew is dark gray with slightly paler under parts. These shrews are often confused with the smoky shrew, but the smoky shrew has a wider body and a shorter, bicolored tail.

Feeding. Due to their small size and active lifestyles, long-tailed shrews need to eat almost constantly. They often consume twice their body weight in a day. Molecular phylogeny of long-tailed shrews (genus Sorex) from México and Guatemala Article (PDF Available) in Zootaxa () September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.Long-tailed shrews are dark gray with slightly paler underparts in summer.

and an overall slate gray in winter. Total length, to inches: tail. 2 to inches: weight. to ounces. Foods include small invertebrates and plant materials.Long-tailed shrew Sorex dispar ITIS Species Code: (Webster ).

Trapping results reported by Richmond and Grimm () suggest that long-tailed shrews spend most of their time in the labyrinth of spaces between rocks about a foot beneath the surface.

A taxonomic review of the American long-tailed shrews (genera SOREX and.