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Sorex cinereus

LC control no.sh2006001457
LC classificationQL737.S75 Zoology
Topical headingSorex cinereus
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Variant(s)Cinereus shrew
Masked shrew
Sorex acadicus
Sorex hollisteri
Sorex miscix
Sorex ohionensis
Sorex streatori
See alsoSorex
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Found inWork cat.: Clayton, J.C. Effects of clearcutting and wildfire on shrews (Soricidae:Sorex) in a Utah coniferous forest, 2003, via Mountain West digital library, viewed Oct. 30, 2006: p. 264 (Masked shrew (Sorex cinereus))
ITIS, Oct. 30, 2006 (Sorex cinereus Kerr, 1792 -- cinereus shrew, common shrew, masked shrew; also lists Sorex fontinalis Hollister, 1911 -- eastern shrew, Maryland shrew)
NatureServe explorer, via WWW, Oct. 30, 2006 (Sorex cinereus, Cinereus Shrew; also Sorex fontinalis, Maryland Shrew)
NCBI taxonomy browser, via WWW, Oct. 30, 2006 (Sorex cinereus (cinereus shrew))
Mammal species of the world, c2005: v. 1, p. 286 (Sorex cinereus. Common name: Cinereus Shrew. Synonyms: acadicus, fontinalis, hollisteri, lesueurii, miscix, ohionensis, streatori. Unassigned: cooperi, forsteri, frankstounensis, idahoensis, nigriculus, personatus, platyrhinus. The taxa haydeni, jacksoni, ugyunak, portenkoi, leucogaster, beringianus, and camtschatica have been included previously but are now considered as separate species; S. fontinalis is considered, together with lesueurii, as a subspecies)
Revised checklist of North American mammals north of Mexico, 2003, 2003, via WWW, Oct. 30, 2006: p. 8 (Sorex cinereus, Cinereus or Masked Shrew; also lists Sorex fontinalis, Maryland shrew) p. 4 ("we continue to recognize fontinalis as a species based on the electrophoretic analyses presented by George (1988). Van Zyll de Jong (1999) and Demboski and Cook (2003), however, relegated Sorex fontinalis to subspecific status.")
North American mammals, via Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Web site, Oct. 30, 2006 (Sorex cinereus (Cinereus Shrew). Also known as: Masked Shrew, Common Shrew; no listing for Sorex fontinalis)
Mammal Image Library of the American Society of Mammalogists, via WWW, Oct. 30, 2006 (Sorex cinereus - Masked shrew)