Heart and respiratory rates and their significance for convective. Free fulltext pdf articles from hundreds of disciplines, all in one place. Herennius etruscus, roman imperial coinage reference. Yet this species is voracious and feeds on any prey it can overpower, including terrestrial, semiaquatic, and aquatic species.
Period 12 member of the third century emperors dynasty coins for this issuer were issued from 250 until 251. Ecosystem services are the benefits that humans derive from ecosystems. In fact, it has been suggested by some scientists that the early, small variety of ursus etruscus of the middle villafranchian era 1. Suncus etruscus etruscan shrew whitetoothed pygmy shrew. Etruscanska rovka je vrsta rovke, po telesni masi najmanjsi sesalec na svetu. It is characterized by very rapid movements and a fast metabolism, eating.
Heart and respiratory rates of the smallest mammal mean adult body mass 2g, the etruscan shrew suncus etruscus, were determined at rest and under stress. Suncus a genus of mammals of the family soricidae of the order insectivora. Because of their high metabolic rate and nocturnal lifestyle, etruscan shrews are. Herennius etruscus, as caesar, billon tetradrachm of antioch, syria. Suncus is a genus of shrews in the family soricidae classification.
C s morrisonscott the british museum natural history has just received a specimen of suncusestruscus of which the following are the details collected by dr. Suncus article about suncus by the free dictionary. Wildscreens arkive project was launched in 2003 and grew to become the worlds biggest encyclopaedia of life on earth. The small body size and low body weight 2 g of etruscan shrews goes along with a very high metabolic rate fons and sicart 1976. Suncus species suncus etruscus name synonyms pachyura etrusca savi, 1822 podihik etruscus sorex etruscus savi, 1822 homonyms suncus etruscus savi, 1822 common names bugeddum in maltese etruscan shrew in english etruscan shrew in english. The etruscan shrew suncus etruscus is the smallest mammal. The etruscan shrew suncus etruscus, also known as the etruscan pygmy shrew or the whitetoothed pygmy shrew, is the smallest known mammal by mass, weighing only about 1. Media in category suncus etruscusthe following files are in this category, out of total.
Palaeoecological and biostratigraphical implications of the. Pdf new record of suncus etruscus savi, 1822 mammalia. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative. On the morphology of suncus etruscus mammalia, soricidae. Suncus etruscus, paolo savi, 1822 the etruscan shrew suncus etruscus, also known as the etruscan pygmy shrew or the whitetoothed pygmy shrew is the smallest known mammal by mass, weighing only about on average the bumblebee bat is regarded as the smallest mammal by skull size. Mammal species of the world a taxonomic and geographic reference. The numbers used for each occurrence refer to the sites of the database in the supplementary material 2. The habitat of etruscan shrews includes forest, shrub and grassland environments. Shrew simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
In much of central and northern europe, where countries economies were less dependent on agriculture, climate change was likely to benefit pestcontrol providers. The pygmy whitetoothed shrew suncus etruscus savi 1822. The recent suncus etruscus etruscan shrew is confined to areas with mean july temperature of at least 20 c, and occurs in shrub, low maquis, and open mediterranean oak and pine forests, provided that rocks are available as shelters, but it avoids dense forests mitchelljones et al. Le pelage est gris ou grisbrun sur le dos, plus clair sur le ventre, sans demarcation nette sur les flancs. The etruscan shrew suncus etruscus is also known as the etruscan pygmy shrew or the whitetoothed pygmy shrew. The etruscan shrew is the smallest or one of the smallest mammals. Bareheaded and draped bust right, seen from behind. The largest is the asian house shrew suncus murinus, which is about 15 cm long and weighs around 100 grams. The information you enter here will be stored in the downloaded file to assist.
Of particular interest is the etruscan shrew suncus etruscus, the smallest living mammal, whose adult body mass averages no more than 2 g. Etruscan shrew simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Water shrews detect movement, shape, and smell to find prey. Potential impacts of climate change on ecosystem services in. Ursus etruscus the etruscan bear is an extinct species of bear, endemic to europe, asia and north africa during the pliocene through pleistocene, living from 5. Help pages, faqs, uniprotkb manual, documents, news archive and biocuration projects. Suncus etruscus savi in africa, mammalia international. A new species for elba island tuscan archipelago, italy article pdf available in italian journal of zoology 754. The etruscan shrew suncus etruscus, also known as the etruscan pygmy shrew or the. Cortical organization in the etruscan shrew suncus etruscus. Characteristics the etruscus was similar in size and anatomical to the asiatic black bear of today. Pdf is not rendering correctly, you can download the pdf file here.
Suncus etruscus, talpa stankovicicaeca, myocastor coypus, sciurus. Herennius etruscus, ar tetradrachm of antioch, syria, 250251 ad. The average body mass mb of adult animals trapped in their natural environment is slightly. Media in category suncus etruscus the following files are in this category, out of total. The biodiversity heritage library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
Clear acrylic tubes facilitate visual examination of shrews and hedgehogs without stress associated with manual. Suncus etruscus savi, 1822 by roland libois and roger fons. Maps of rattus rattus and suncus etruscus occurrences in four chronological phases. The etruscan shrew has a body length of about 4 centimetres 1. This small mammal is 60 mm from the tip of the nose to the base. The lungs of 16 shrews from 8 species sorex minutus, neomys fodiens, suncus etruscus, crocidura russula, c. Tactile guidance of prey capture in etruscan shrews core. Not much is known about the habits of the etruscan shrew, but it swims well most shrews do and climbs well, but only if it has to.1529 1246 1226 277 657 1490 508 1603 726 1229 365 234 69 1176 951 412 971 557 1551 1567 121 885 1303 1465 1288 235 1034 921 369