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NOUN   a common shrew | common shrews
SYNO common shrew | Sorex araneus
обыкновенная бурозубка {ж} [Sorex araneus]
common shrew
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Translation for 'common shrew' from English to Russian

common shrew
обыкновенная бурозубка {ж} [Sorex araneus]зоол.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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