Threatened species of Blarinella wardi

Other Names:
Threatened species of Southern short-tailed shrew

The genus Blarinella comprises of two species of burrowing shrew, which are restricted to north Myanmar and parts of southern China. Blarinella wardi has only just been recognised as a separate species.

Little is known of the habitat or ecology of B. wardi apart from that its preferred habitat is montane forest.


Blarinella wardi is considered as "Lower Risk" sub-category "Near Threatened" by the IUCN.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
15.06.2018 – 08:09 CEST