Invasive Species Compendium

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Sorex araneus

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Sorex araneus

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Sorex araneus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Sorex araneus

International Common Names

  • English: common shrew; Eurasian common shrew; lesser shrew; shrew, Eurasian common
  • Spanish: musaraña de cola cuadrada
  • French: musaraigne

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Spitzmaus, Wald-
  • Italy: toporagno comune

EPPO code

  • SORXAR (Sorex araneus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Insectivora
  •                         Family: Soricidae
  •                             Genus: Sorex
  •                                 Species: Sorex araneus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Europe

Czech RepublicPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Czechoslovakia (former)Present
FinlandPresent
NorwayPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Russian FederationPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
UKPresent

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Discus rotundatus
Panolis flammeaPupae

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