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Sorex cinereus  Kerr, 1792
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179929

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Sorex cinereus nigriculus Green, 1932
 
  Common Name(s): common shrew [English]
 
    masked shrew [English]
 
    musaraigne cendrée [French]
 
    Cinereus Shrew [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderSoricomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilySoricidae G. Fischer, 1814 – shrews  
                                     SubfamilySoricinae G. Fischer, 1814  
                                        TribeSoricini G. Fischer, 1814  
                                           GenusSorex Linnaeus, 1758 – red-toothed shrews  
                                              SubgenusSorex (Otisorex) De Kay, 1842  
                                                 SpeciesSorex cinereus Kerr, 1792 – common shrew, masked shrew, musaraigne cendrée, Cinereus Shrew  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus acadicus Gilpin, 1867  
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus cinereus Kerr, 1792  
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus fontinalis Hollister, 1911 – Maryland shrew, eastern shrew 
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus hollisteri Jackson, 1925  
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus lesueurii (Duvernoy, 1842)  
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus miscix Bangs, 1899  
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus ohionensis Bole and Moulthrop, 1942  
                                                    Subspecies Sorex cinereus streatori Merriam, 1895  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus    
       
  Expert: Rainer Hutterer  
  Notes: Zoologisches Forschunginstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany   
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus    
       
  Expert: Robert S. Hoffman  
  Notes: Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: masked shrew[English], musaraigne cendrée [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Whitaker, John O. Jr.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sorex cinereus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 743   
  Page(s): 1-9   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1410   
  Notes: Available online: http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus, masked shrew [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus, Cinereus Shrew [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus, Cinereus Shrew [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals   
  Page(s): xxv + 750   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-845-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sorex cinereus, Cinereus Shrew [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Type species of subgenus Otisorex, and of S. cinereus group. Does not occur in Siberia as previously suggested; the taxa haydeni, jacksoni, ugyunak, portenkoi, leucogaster, beringianus, and camtschatica have been included previously but are now considered as separate species; see comments under these taxa and Junge and Hoffmann (1981, and references therein), van Zyll de Jong (1982, 1991b), van Zyll de Jong and Kirkland (1989), and Pavlinov and Rossolimo (1987). S. fontinalis was separated ...  
 

 

   

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