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Neomys anomalus (southern water shrew; Mediterranean Water Shrew)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Mediterranean, Southern or Miller's water shrew (Neomys anomalus) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
30
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.67
EDGE Score: 2.69

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  15 grams
Birth Weight [1]  1 grams
Female Maturity [1]  3 months 16 days
Male Maturity [1]  3 months 16 days
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Piscivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  30 %
Diet - Fish [2]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  40 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  26 days
Litter Size [1]  7
Weaning [1]  29 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
Atlantic mixed forests France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Balkan mixed forests Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Cantabrian mixed forests Spain, Portugal Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Cantabric Coast - Languedoc France, Spain Palearctic Temperate Coastal Rivers    
Carpathian montane forests Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Central Anatolian deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central European mixed forests Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Moldovia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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
Dniester - Lower Danube Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
East European forest steppe Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Euxine-Colchic broadleaf forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Iberian conifer forests Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Iberian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests Spain, Portugal Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
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
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
Northwest Iberian montane forests Portugal, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
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
Pyrenees conifer and mixed forests Spain, France, Andorra Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Rodope montane mixed forests Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeastern Iberian shrubs and woodlands Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Upper Danube Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Western European broadleaf forests Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Western Iberia Portugal, Spain Palearctic Temperate Coastal Rivers    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Aggtelek Biosphere Reserve National Park II 59233 Hungary
Alpi Carniche 48186 Italy  
Alpi Giulie 44561 Italy  
Alte Valli Stura e Maira 103806 Italy  
AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, DELTA LOUROU KAI ARACHTHOU (PETRA, MYTIKAS, EVRYTERI PERIOCHI) 71136 Greece  
AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, LIMNOTHALASSA KATAFOURKO KAI KORAKONISIA 56861 Greece  
BARRANCO DEL DULCE 20628 Spain  
Bayerischer Wald National Park II 59790 Germany
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Beskid Niski 375518 Poland  
Beskid Slaski 65261 Poland  
Beskid Zywiecki 87169 Poland  
Bialowieza National Park II 11126 Poland
Bieszczady 275571 Poland  
Bory Tucholskie 797004 Poland  
Bukovské vrchy 106836 Slovakia  
Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 144772 Ukraine  
Chernomorskiy National Biosphere Zapovednik 180999 Ukraine  
Codru (Kodry) Zapovednik Scientific Reserve Ia   Moldova  
CUENCA DE GALLOCANTA 38287 Spain  
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve 1433211 Romania
DESFILADEROS DEL RÍO JALÓN 41432 Spain  
DESFILADEROS DEL RÍO MARTÍN 110851 Spain  
Dolna Odra 72985 Poland  
Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico 173952 Italy  
Dolomiti Feltrine e Bellunesi 77549 Italy  
Eastern Beskid National Park II 68484 Poland  
EKVOLES (DELTA) PINEIOU 2233 Greece  
EKVOLES EVROTA 13269 Greece  
ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PRESPON 65762 Greece  
Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona 6593 Italy  
Fontanazzo 133 Italy  
Horná Orava 145144 Slovakia  
Inghiaie 74 Italy  
Karkonosze National Park II 45907 Poland
Kiskunsag Biosphere Reserve II 54598 Hungary  
Krkonose National Park V 95995 Czech Republic  
Lagorai 114140 Italy  
Laguna di Marano e Grado 40434 Italy  
Laguna di Venezia 136417 Italy  
LIMNI IOANNINON 6647 Greece  
Masyw Slezy 12502 Poland  
Mont Avic e Mont Emilius 77947 Italy  
Monti Lessini - Pasubio - Piccole Dolomiti Vicentine 34278 Italy  
NSG Steinicht 42 Germany  
OROS OLYMPOS 47295 Greece  
Ostoja Gorczanska 44474 Poland  
Ostoja Przemyska 97994 Poland  
Ostoja Slowinska 79446 Poland    
Palude del Busatello 1095 Italy  
Paludi di Ostiglia 304 Italy  
Parc National Suisse National Park Ia   Switzerland
Parco Naturale Adamello 53676 Italy  
Parco Regionale Oglio Sud 9941 Italy  
Parco Regionale Orobie Valtellinesi 56377 Italy  
Parma Morta 1485 Italy  
Penyagolosa 131527 Spain  
Pflaelzerwald Nature Park V 438818 Germany
Pieniny 5773 Poland  
Pirin 99722 Bulgaria  
Polana Biosphere Reserve 50311 Slovakia  
Prespa National Park II 62043 Greece  
Puszcza Bialowieska 156041 Poland  
Reserve Srebarna Managed Reserve IV 2294 Bulgaria  
Rhoen Biosphere Reserve   Germany
Sandr Brdy 18515 Poland  
Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve 319164 Germany
SIERRA DE AYLLON 225747 Spain  
SIERRA DE MONCAYO - LOS FAYOS - SIERRA DE ARMAS 44956 Spain  
SIERRAS DE SANTO DOMINGO Y CABALLERA Y RÍO ONSELLA 88167 Spain  
Slanské vrchy 157675 Slovakia  
Strážovské vrchy 147080 Slovakia  
Tatra Mountains Biosphere Reserve 44247 Poland  
Trebon Basin Protected Landscape Area V 173393 Czech Republic  
Triglav National Park II   Slovenia
Trzy Mlyny 1893 Poland    
Vallazza 1310 Italy  
Valli del Mincio 4814 Italy  
Vessertal-Thuringian Forest Biosphere Reserve 42250 Germany  
Vitosha 67608 Bulgaria  
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve 95835 Russia  
Wolin i Uznam 76089 Poland    
YGROTOPOS EKVOLON KALAMA KAI NISOS PRASOUDI 21108 Greece  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
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

Predators

Zamenis scalaris (Ladder Snakes)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Alaria alata <Unverified Name>[4]
Aonchotheca erinacei <Unverified Name>[4]
Brachylaima fulvus <Unverified Name>[4]
Capillaria exigua <Unverified Name>[4]
Capillaria incrassata <Unverified Name>[4]
Capillaria konstantini <Unverified Name>[4]
Capillaria kutori <Unverified Name>[4]
Capillaria petrovi <Unverified Name>[4]
Centrorhynchus aluconis[4]
Cephalotrema minutum <Unverified Name>[4]
Cladotaenia circi <Unverified Name>[4]
Coronacanthus integra <Unverified Name>[4]
Coronacanthus polyacantha <Unverified Name>[4]
Coronacanthus vassilevi <Unverified Name>[4]
Cryptocotylepis fodientis <Unverified Name>[4]
Ctenophthalmus agyrtes bosnicus[5]
Ctenophthalmus agyrtes impavidus[5]
Ctenophthalmus agyrtes verbanus[5]
Ctenophthalmus assimilis assimilis[5]
Ctenophthalmus baeticus gemellus[5]
Ctenophthalmus congener vicarius[5]
Ctenophthalmus uncinatus uncinatus[5]
Ditestolepis diaphana <Unverified Name>[4]
Doratopsylla dasycnema[6]
Doratopsylla dasycnema cuspis[5]
Doratopsylla dasycnema dasycnema[5]
Doratopsylla dasycnema giloti[5]
Eucoleus bernardi <Unverified Name>[4]
Eucoleus oesophagicola <Unverified Name>[4]
Hepaticola soricicola <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis ancetabulata <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis globosoides <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis integra <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis magnirostellata <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis omissa <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis uncinata <Unverified Name>[4]
Hystrichopsylla orientalis[5]
Hystrichopsylla talpae talpae[5]
Insectivorolepis globosa <Unverified Name>[4]
Insectivorolepis globosoides <Unverified Name>[4]
Liniscus incrassatus <Unverified Name>[4]
Longistriata neomi <Unverified Name>[4]
Maritrema carpathica <Unverified Name>[4]
Maritrema neomi <Unverified Name>[4]
Megabothris turbidus[5]
Megabothris walkeri[5]
Metorchis albidus[4]
Molluscotaenia crassiscolex <Unverified Name>[4]
Neodiplostomum major <Unverified Name>[4]
Neoglyphe locellus <Unverified Name>[4]
Neomylepis magnirostellata <Unverified Name>[4]
Neoskrjabinolepis singularis <Unverified Name>[4]
Nephrotrema truncatum <Unverified Name>[4]
Opisthioglyphe megastomus <Unverified Name>[4]
Palaeopsylla kohauti[5]
Palaeopsylla similis peusi[5]
Palaeopsylla soricis[6]
Palaeopsylla soricis rosickyi[5]
Palaeopsylla soricis soricis[5]
Palaeopsylla soricis starki[5]
Palaeopsylla soricis vesperis[5]
Parastrongyloides winchesi <Unverified Name>[4]
Peromyscopsylla bidentata[6]
Peromyscopsylla fallax[5]
Plagiorchis elegans[4]
Plagiorchis neomidis <Unverified Name>[4]
Polycercus paradoxa <Unverified Name>[4]
Prosolecithus danubica <Unverified Name>[4]
Pseudobothriolepis fodientis <Unverified Name>[4]
Pseudocephalotrema pyrenaica <Unverified Name>[4]
Pseudodiorchis prolifer <Unverified Name>[4]
Pseudoleucochloridium soricis <Unverified Name>[4]
Rhadinopsylla integella[5]
Rodentolepis magnirostellata <Unverified Name>[4]
Sacciuterina paradoxa <Unverified Name>[4]
Skrjabinophyetus neomydis <Unverified Name>[4]
Skrjabinophyetus repens <Unverified Name>[4]
Spirometra erinacei-europaei <Unverified Name>[4]
Taenia mustelae[4]
Thominx oesophagicola <Unverified Name>[4]
Triodontolepis skrjabini <Unverified Name>[4]
Vampirolepis hamanni <Unverified Name>[4]
Vampirolepis magnirostellata <Unverified Name>[4]
Vampirolepis neomydis <Unverified Name>[4]

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
3Correlates between morphology, diet and foraging mode in the Ladder Snake Rhinechis scalaris (Schinz, 1822), Juan M. Pleguezuelos , Juan R. Fernández-Cardenete , Santiago Honrubia , Mónica Feriche , Carmen Villafranca, Contributions to Zoology, 76 (3) – 2007
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
5International Flea Database
6Jorrit 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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