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Name - Sorex araneus

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Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Mammalia (Class)
Insectivora (Order)
Soricidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • New cestode species of the genus Neoskrjabinolepis Spassky, 1947 (Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae) from the Common Shrew (Sorex araneus L.) in Europe.
  • Inter-annual fluctuations of sociability in the common shrew (Sorex araneus L.) as determined by a preference test: A case of balancing selection?
  • Urban populations of shrews show larger behavioural differences among individuals than rural populations.
  • A new, widespread venomous mammal species: hemolytic activity of Sorex araneus venom is similar to that of Neomys fodiens venom.
  • Method for Detection of Exact Place of Birth of Small Mammals in the Studies Using Group Labeling with Rhodamine.

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