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 Translation for 'common shrew' from English to French
NOUN   a common shrew | common shrews
SYNO common shrew | Sorex araneus
zool.T
mousaraigne {f} commune [Sorex araneus]
common shrew
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musaraigne {f} carrelet [Sorex araneus]
common shrew
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musaraigne {f} cendrée [Sorex cinereus]
common shrew [esp. Am.]
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toupaye {m} commun [Tupaia glis]
common tree shrew
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tupaïa {m} commun [Tupaia glis]
common tree shrew
Partial Matches
zool.T
musaraigne {f}
shrew
zool.T
crocidure {f} d'Arabie [Crocidura arabica]
Arabian shrew
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limnogale {m} [Microgale mergulus, syn. : Limnogale mergulus]
otter shrew
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musaraigne {f} alpine [Sorex alpinus]
Alpine shrew
mégère {f} [péj.] [femme acariâtre, emportée, méchante]shrew [pej.]
zool.T
musaraigne {f} des Alpes [Sorex alpinus]
Alpine shrew
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musaraigne {f} cendrée [Sorex cinereus]
masked shrew
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musaraigne {f} cendrée [Sorex cinereus]
cinereus shrew
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crocidure {f} des Canaries [Crocidura canariensis]
Canarian shrew
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crocidure {f} de Sicile [Crocidura sicula]
Sicilian shrew
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musaraigne {f} carrelet [Sorex araneus]
Eurasian shrew
zool.T
musaraigne {f} commune [Sorex araneus]
Eurasian shrew
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crocidure {f} de Zimmermann [Crocidura zimmermanni]
Cretan shrew
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musaraigne {f} couronnée [Sorex coronatus]
crowned shrew
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crossope {f} de Miller [Neomys anomalus]
Mediterranean water shrew
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musaraigne {f} de Miller [Neomys anomalus]
Mediterranean water shrew
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musaraigne {f} d'eau [Neomys fodiens]
(Eurasian) water shrew
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musaraigne {f} naine [Sorex minutissimus]
Eurasian least shrew
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musaraigne {f} étrusque [Suncus etruscus]
Etruscan (pygmy) shrew
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musaraigne {f} pygmée [Sorex minutus]
(Eurasian) pygmy shrew
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Translation for 'common shrew' from English to French

common shrew
mousaraigne {f} commune [Sorex araneus]zool.T

musaraigne {f} carrelet [Sorex araneus]zool.T
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common shrew [esp. Am.]
musaraigne {f} cendrée [Sorex cinereus]zool.T
common tree shrew
toupaye {m} commun [Tupaia glis]zool.T

tupaïa {m} commun [Tupaia glis]zool.T

shrew
musaraigne {f}zool.T
Arabian shrew
crocidure {f} d'Arabie [Crocidura arabica]zool.T
otter shrew
limnogale {m} [Microgale mergulus, syn. : Limnogale mergulus]zool.T
Alpine shrew
musaraigne {f} alpine [Sorex alpinus]zool.T

musaraigne {f} des Alpes [Sorex alpinus]zool.T
shrew [pej.]
mégère {f} [péj.] [femme acariâtre, emportée, méchante]
masked shrew
musaraigne {f} cendrée [Sorex cinereus]zool.T
cinereus shrew
musaraigne {f} cendrée [Sorex cinereus]zool.T
Canarian shrew
crocidure {f} des Canaries [Crocidura canariensis]zool.T
Sicilian shrew
crocidure {f} de Sicile [Crocidura sicula]zool.T
Eurasian shrew
musaraigne {f} carrelet [Sorex araneus]zool.T

musaraigne {f} commune [Sorex araneus]zool.T
Cretan shrew
crocidure {f} de Zimmermann [Crocidura zimmermanni]zool.T
crowned shrew
musaraigne {f} couronnée [Sorex coronatus]zool.T
Mediterranean water shrew
crossope {f} de Miller [Neomys anomalus]zool.T

musaraigne {f} de Miller [Neomys anomalus]zool.T
(Eurasian) water shrew
musaraigne {f} d'eau [Neomys fodiens]zool.T
Eurasian least shrew
musaraigne {f} naine [Sorex minutissimus]zool.T
Etruscan (pygmy) shrew
musaraigne {f} étrusque [Suncus etruscus]zool.T
(Eurasian) pygmy shrew
musaraigne {f} pygmée [Sorex minutus]zool.T
Usage Examples English
  • Eight of the ten are shrews, from the common shrew to the Eurasian water shrew.
  • These include the Eurasian or common shrew ("Sorex araneus") and the American vagrant shrew ("Sorex vagrans") and northern short-tailed shrew ("Blarina brevicauda").
  • The acid soils and peat bogs are unsuitable for earthworms so species which usually feed on earthworms such as moles and the common shrew are absent on the moorland.
  • The common shrew opossums (genus "Caenolestes") are members of the family Caenolestidae. They are found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. The most recently discovered species is "C. sangay".
  • The common shrew breeding season lasts from April to September, but peaks during the summer months.

  • The common shrew has also been found to use risk sensitive foraging methods.
  • "Soricidex" is a genus of tiny mites that live on the head and body of its host species, the common shrew ("Sorex araneus").
  • Infection could occur when the animal was fed on the common shrew ("Sorex aranea") and larvae of the nematode begin to be excreted by the mustelid some three weeks later.
  • Mammals recorded on the site are wood mouse, common shrew and field vole.
  • Predators of "T. pusillus" include the common shrew "Sorex araneus", lycosid and dysderid spiders, centipedes such as "Lithobius variegatus" and perhaps carabid beetles.

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