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SPECIES Blarina carolinensis

Author:Bachman, 1837.
Citation:J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 7: 366.
Common Name:Southern Short-tailed Shrew
Type Locality:USA, "in the upper and maritime districts of South Carolina".
Distribution:S Illinois east to N Virginia, and south through E Texas and N Florida (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:For specific status see Genoways and Choate (1972) and Tate et al. (1980), for a general review Genoways and Choate (1998) and McCay (2001, Mammalian Species No. 673). Hall (1981:54) listed carolinensis as a subspecies of brevicauda. Karyotype has 2n = 36-46, FN = 48-49 (Genoways and Benedict, in Wilson and Ruff, 1999).
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SUBSPECIES carolinensis




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