Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAVS: 1060

Species Crocidura trichura Dobson, 1888

Christmas Island Shrew



'[A]lmost certainly extinct' (Meek in van Dyck & Strahan 2008: 419). However, the Christmas Island Shrew was raised to full species status by Eldridge et al. (2009) on the basis of molecular data.



Extra Distribution Information

Status uncertain, possibly extinct.

Other Regions

Christmas Island terrestrial & freshwater

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
13-Aug-2013 13-Aug-2013 MOVED
14-Dec-2010 14-Dec-2010 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)