First records of smoky shrew (sorex fumeus) in AlabamaAuthor(s): Zachary Felix; Lisa J. Gatens; Yong Wang; Callie J. Schweitzer
Source: Notes of the Southeastern Naturalist, Issue 8/4
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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Conserving biodiversity in the southeastern United States begins with documenting the distribution and natural history of all taxa. Using pitfall traps between March 2005 and January 2006, we collected the fi rst Sorex fumeus (Smoky Shrew) specimens (44) from Alabama on the Cumberland Plateau in the northeastern portion of the state. Body size of specimens was generally smaller than reported for other populations. We recommend additional surveys throughout the Cumberland Plateau region in Alabama to better document this species’ range in the state.
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CitationFelix, Zachary; Gatens, Lisa J.; Wang, Yong; Schweitzer, Callie J. 2009. First records of smoky shrew (sorex fumeus) in Alabama. Notes of the Southeastern Naturalist, Issue 8/4
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