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Checkered Elephant Shrew

Rhynchocyon cirnei Peters 1847

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Rhynchocyon cirnei (Checkered elephant shrew) is a species of mammal in the family elephant shrews. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is found in marine habitat. It is found in the Afrotropics.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/nearThreatened
  • Definition: A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/Afrotropical
  • Attribution: Udvardy, M. D. F. (1975). A classification of the biogeographical provinces of the world. IUCN Occasional Paper no. 18. Morges, Switzerland: IUCN
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