common shrew

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Noun1.common shrew - common American shrewcommon shrew - common American shrew    
shrewmouse, shrew - small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
genus Sorex, Sorex - type genus of the family Soricidae: shrews
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There are many studies concerned with morphological variation of the common shrew (Sorex araneus).
Morphometric variation of the common shrew, Sorex araneus, in different habitats.
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In contrast, habitat generalists, such as Sorex araneus (common shrew) and A.
The bank vole Myodes glareolus Schreber, 1780, the common shrew Sorex araneus L., 1758, and the field mouse Apodemus agrarius Pall., 1771, made up the majority of the caught animals.
Abstract.- The prevalence of pathogenic bacteria in fecal matter, urine and blood of common shrew (Suncus murinus) inhabiting poultry farms was studied.
In the Ruby Mountains, it is the most common shrew below 2,600 m (Appendix).
CURIOUS Finlay Chatfield (left) and Josh Charlton from Ashington first school with a common shrew found on the nature walk.
The smaller common shrew (Sorex araneus) is a velvety dark brown with pale belly - adults also have a light brown streak along the flanks.
In an area fringed with the creamy white splendour of hundreds of marsh helleborines, budding grass of parnassus and marsh orchids long past their best, the tiny common shrew was going about its business, oblivious to the "giants" that trod only inches away
Nine mammals made the list: African savannah elephant, orangutan, nine-banded armadillo, domestic cat, European hedgehog, rabbit, guinea pig, lesser hedgehog tenrec, and European common shrew.
Diet was expressed as frequency of occurrence (%) of prey items as reported by Churchfield (1982) for the diet of the common shrew, Sorex araneus.