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Insectivora



Talpa caucasica
Talpa caucasica
Erinaceus concolor
Erinaceus concolor
Sorex raddei
Sorex raddei
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Accepted name: Insectivora
Common name: Shrews, moles, hedgehogs
Georgian name: მწერიჭამიები
Taxonomic rank: Order
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org


Remark/შენიშვნა:

Georgia has ten out of 429 insectivores of the World (2%). They belong to three out of six living insectivore families. Simultaneously, six out of these ten species are either endemic of the Caucasus ecoregion or have limited Near Eastern distribution. The real status and distribution limits of these species still to be discovered.


[http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Insectivora]. .Insectivora. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 8 March 2021