Sorex


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sorex

(ˈsɔːrɛks)
n
(Animals) a shrew or related animal
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Noun1.sorex - type genus of the family Soricidae: shrewsSorex - type genus of the family Soricidae: shrews
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
common shrew, Sorex araneus - common American shrew
American water shrew, Sorex palustris - water shrew of North America
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Reduced developmental stability as an indicator of heavy metal pollution in common shrew Sorex avensis.
Sorex veraepacis (at 2000 m) and Rheomys thomasi (at 1300 m) were recorded with pitfall and Ichthyomyinae protocol respectively.
We classified each prey into size classes based on mass with <1 kg as "small" (S), 1-6 kg as "medium" (M), and >6 kg considered "large" (L) Taxa Common name Size Mammalia Artiodactyla Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed deer L Soricomorpha Sorex cinereus Masked shrew S Blarina brevicauda Short-tailed shrew S Lagomorpha Sylvilagus spp.
2005: Comparison of helminth fauna of shrew (Sorex araneus and Sorex minutus) in ecosystems affected and non-affected by industrial emissions.
In contrast, habitat generalists, such as Sorex araneus (common shrew) and A.
However, micromammals, including Sorex species (weight < 7.
Swengel and Swengel (1992) also reported shrews (both Sorex cinereus and short-tailed shrew Blarina brevicauda) as prey of Saw-whet Owl.
It seems to represent a medium-sized shrew, much smaller than Megasorex and Blarina and about the size of Notiosorex crawfordi and Sorex trowbridgii.
On morphological clocks and paleophylo-geography: towards a timescale for Sorex hybrid zones.
The seeds were dehulled and milled with magnetic blender (SHB-515 Model, Sorex Company Limited, Seoul, Japan).
agrestis and Sorex minutus (chorotype 3), albeit with a low numerical representation (Table 1), which despite preferring to live at low temperatures are able to tolerate Mediterranean climatic conditions (Sans-Fuentes and Ventura, 2000; Real et al.