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Blarina brevicauda telmalestes  Merriam, 1895
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709895

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Blarina telmalestes Merriam, 1895
 
  Common Name(s): Dismal Swamp short-tailed 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  
                                        TribeBlarinini Kretzoi, 1965  
                                           GenusBlarina Gray, 1838 – American short-tailed shrews  
                                              SpeciesBlarina brevicauda (Say, 1823) – mole shrew, short-tailed shrew, grande musaraigne, Northern Short-tailed Shrew  
                                                 SubspeciesBlarina brevicauda telmalestes Merriam, 1895 – Dismal Swamp short-tailed shrew  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 47, no. 251   
  Page(s): 58454-58460   
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  Reference for: Blarina brevicauda telmalestes, Dismal Swamp short-tailed shrew [English]   
       
  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: Blarina brevicauda telmalestes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.   
  Publication Date: 1999   
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  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   
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  Reference for: Blarina brevicauda telmalestes   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: No longer a candidate species because more abundant and widespread than previously believed and not subject to the degree of threats to warrant status according to notice of review, as published in Federal Register Volume 47, Number 251, Pages 58454 - 58460, December 30, 1982  
 

 

   


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