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Crocidura erica (Heather Shrew)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Heather Shrew (Crocidura erica) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is endemic to Angola. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Crocidura erica

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Not determined do to incomplete vulnerability data.
ED Score: 3.21

Attributes

Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Diet - Ectothermic [1]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  50 %
Diet - Scavenger [1]  40 %
Forages - Ground [1]  100 %
Nocturnal [1]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Angolan Miombo woodlands Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Angolan montane forest-grassland mosaic Angola Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic Gabon, Congo, Democratic Rep of the Congo, Angola Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Range Map

Africa;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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