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Crocidura leucodon (Bicolored Shrew)

Wikipedia Abstract

The bicolored shrew or bicoloured white-toothed shrew (Crocidura leucodon) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in eastern, central and southern Europe and in western Asia. It is a nocturnal species and feeds on insects and other small creatures. Several litters of young are born during the warmer months of the year in a nest of dry grasses in a concealed location.
View Wikipedia Record: Crocidura leucodon

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
16
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.18
EDGE Score: 1.82

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  11 grams
Birth Weight [1]  1 grams
Female Maturity [1]  3 months 5 days
Male Maturity [1]  3 months 5 days
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  50 %
Diet - Scavenger [2]  40 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  30 days
Litter Size [1]  5
Maximum Longevity [1]  3 years
Nocturnal [2]  Yes
Weaning [1]  22 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Aegean and Western Turkey sclerophyllous and mixed forests Greece, Turkey, Macedonia Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Alps conifer and mixed forests Italy, France, Switzerland, Slovenia Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Anatolian conifer and deciduous mixed forests Turkey Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Appenine deciduous montane forests Italy Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Arabian Desert and East Sahero-Arabian xeric shrublands Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Egypt , Iraq, Jordan, Syria Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Atlantic mixed forests France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Azerbaijan shrub desert and steppe Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Balkan mixed forests Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Baltic mixed forests Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Poland Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Carpathian montane forests Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests Iran, Azerbaijan Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests    
Caspian lowland desert Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
Caucasus mixed forests Georgia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Armenia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central Anatolian deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central Anatolian steppe Turkey Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central Asian southern desert Turkmenistan stretching, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Central European mixed forests Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Moldovia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central Persian desert basins Iran, Afghanistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Crimean Submediterranean forest complex Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Dinaric Mountains mixed forests Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Yugoslavia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
East European forest steppe Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Anatolian montane steppe Iran, Turkey, Armenia Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Mediterranean conifer-sclerophyllous-broadleaf forests Turkey, Jordan, Israel, Syria Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Elburz Range forest steppe Iran Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests    
Euxine-Colchic broadleaf forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Illyrian deciduous forests Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Italian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests Italy, France Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Kopet Dag semi-desert Iran, Turkmenistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Kopet Dag woodlands and forest steppe Iran, Turkmenistan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Mesopotamian shrub desert Iraq, Syria, Jordan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Middle East steppe Syria, Iraq Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northeastern Spain and Southern France Mediterranean forests France, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Pannonian mixed forests Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pindus Mountains mixed forests Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Po Basin mixed forests Italy Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pontic steppe Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Red Sea Nubo-Sindian tropical desert and semi-desert Egypt, Jordan, Saudia Arabia, Yemen, Oman Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Rodope montane mixed forests Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southern Anatolian montane conifer and deciduous forests Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Western European broadleaf forests Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Zagros Mountains forest steppe Iran Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Aggtelek Biosphere Reserve National Park II 59233 Hungary
Alpi Marittime 83205 Italy  
Astrakhanskiy Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik Ia 167827 Astrakhan, Russia
Biotopo Ahrau di Stegona 44 Italy  
Boschi del Ticino 50788 Italy  
Campazzi di Onigo 526 Italy  
Capanne di Marcarolo 23604 Italy  
Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 144772 Ukraine  
Castelnuovo Bocca d'Adda 408 Italy  
Cerová vrchovina a Rimavská kotlina 76986 Slovakia  
Codru (Kodry) Zapovednik Scientific Reserve Ia   Moldova  
Felsõ-kiskunsági szikes puszták és turjánvidék 103542 Hungary  
Garzaie del Parco Adda Sud 242 Italy  
Hortobágy National Park II 140004 Hungary  
Inghiaie 74 Italy  
Isola Maria Luigia 1374 Italy  
Karadagskiy Zapovednik Nature Zapovednik 13876 Ukraine  
Kavkazskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 692723 Krasnodar, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, Russia
Kiskunsag Biosphere Reserve II 54598 Hungary  
Kiskunsági szikes tavak és az õrjegi turjánvidék 88335 Hungary  
Kopetdagh Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 125705 Turkmenistan  
Lago di Viverone 2288 Italy  
Lanca di Gussola 376 Italy  
Le Vallette 32 Italy  
Monte Paratiello 2790 Italy  
Monticchie 588 Italy  
Ontaneti dell'Aurino 89 Italy  
OROS PARNITHA 36825 Greece  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Palu' di Borghetto 20 Italy  
Parco Del Cilento e Vallo de Diano National Park 551095 Italy
Parco Regionale Campo dei Fiori 3207 Italy  
Parco Regionale Oglio Sud 9941 Italy  
Parco Regionale Orobie Valtellinesi 56377 Italy  
Parma Morta 1485 Italy  
Pflaelzerwald Nature Park V 438818 Germany
Pieniny 5773 Poland  
Po da Albaredo Arnaboldi ad Arena Po 2241 Italy  
Po di Corte S. Andrea 334 Italy  
Po di Monticelli Pavese e Chignolo Po 719 Italy  
Po di Pieve Porto Morone 82 Italy  
Po di San Rocco al Porto 326 Italy  
Polana Biosphere Reserve 50311 Slovakia  
Prai di Castello di Godego 3857 Italy  
Prespa National Park II 62043 Greece  
Reserve de la Biosphere des Vosges du Nord Biosphere Reserve 301469 France  
Reserve Srebarna Managed Reserve IV 2294 Bulgaria  
Rhoen Biosphere Reserve   Germany
Riserva Regionale Bosco Ronchetti 741 Italy  
Riserva Regionale Lanca di Gerole 2916 Italy  
Sárvíz völgye 19301 Hungary  
Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve 319164 Germany
Senna Lodigiana 808 Italy  
Spinadesco 2567 Italy  
Spreewald Biosphere Reserve 117355 Germany  
Strážovské vrchy 147080 Slovakia  
Syunt-Khasardagh Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 105306 Turkmenistan  
Taio 13 Italy  
Torbiere d'Iseo 895 Italy  
Valle dell'Adige 35 Italy  
Vallona di Loreo 158 Italy  
Viadana, Portiolo, San Benedetto Po e Ostiglia 17848 Italy  
Waddensea of Lower Saxony Biosphere Reserve 539522 Germany  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caucasus Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey No
Irano-Anatolian Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Turkmenistan No
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Alaria alata <Unverified Name>[3]
Brachylaima fulvus <Unverified Name>[3]
Capillaria exigua <Unverified Name>[3]
Capillaria incrassata <Unverified Name>[3]
Capillaria petrovi <Unverified Name>[3]
Cladotaenia circi <Unverified Name>[3]
Corynosoma strumosum[3]
Ctenophthalmus agyrtes impavidus[4]
Ctenophthalmus agyrtes verbanus[4]
Ctenophthalmus assimilis assimilis[4]
Ctenophthalmus bisoctodentatus[5]
Ctenophthalmus congener vicarius[4]
Ctenophthalmus nobilis nobilis[4]
Ctenophthalmus orientalis[4]
Ctenophthalmus solutus solutus[4]
Ditestolepis diaphana <Unverified Name>[3]
Doratopsylla dasycnema cuspis[4]
Doratopsylla dasycnema dasycnema[4]
Hepaticola soricicola <Unverified Name>[3]
Hilmylepis prokopici <Unverified Name>[3]
Hymenolepis brusatae <Unverified Name>[3]
Hymenolepis raillieti <Unverified Name>[3]
Hymenolepis tiara <Unverified Name>[3]
Hymenolepis uncinata <Unverified Name>[3]
Hystrichopsylla orientalis[5]
Insectivorolepis globosoides <Unverified Name>[3]
Longistriata confusa <Unverified Name>[3]
Megabothris turbidus[4]
Megabothris walkeri[4]
Mesocestoides lineatus <Unverified Name>[3]
Metorchis albidus[3]
Molluscotaenia crassiscolex <Unverified Name>[3]
Neodiplostomum major <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoglyphe locellus <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoskrjabinolepis schaldybini <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoskrjabinolepis singularis <Unverified Name>[3]
Nosopsyllus consimilis[4]
Palaeopsylla similis similis[4]
Palaeopsylla soricis soricis[4]
Paracrenosoma kontrimavichusi <Unverified Name>[3]
Parastrongyloides winchesi <Unverified Name>[3]
Peromyscopsylla silvatica[4]
Pharyngostomum cordatum <Unverified Name>[3]
Plagiorhynchus cylindraceus[3]
Pseudhymenolepis redonica <Unverified Name>[3]
Pseudoleucochloridium soricis <Unverified Name>[3]
Rodentotaenia crassiscolex <Unverified Name>[3]
Sphaerirostris picae[3]
Sphaerirostris teres <Unverified Name>[3]
Spirocerca lupi[3]
Spirometra erinacei-europaei <Unverified Name>[3]
Staphylocystis brusatae <Unverified Name>[3]
Staphylocystis furcata <Unverified Name>[3]
Staphylocystis loossi <Unverified Name>[3]
Staphylocystis sosninae <Unverified Name>[3]
Staphylocystis tiara <Unverified Name>[3]
Suncinema turkmenica <Unverified Name>[3]
Taenia mustelae[3]
Thominx oesophagicola <Unverified Name>[3]
Typhloceras poppei poppei[4]
Vampirolepis khalili <Unverified Name>[3]

Range Map

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
4International Flea Database
5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access