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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report for the Townsend's Mole (Scapanus townsendii) in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Townsend’s Mole
Scapanus townsendii
in Canada

Townsend’s Mole

Endangered 2003

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2003. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on Townsend’s mole Scapanus townsendi in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 24 pp.

Previous reports:

Sheehan, S.T. and C. Galindo-Leal. 1996. COSEWIC status report on Townsend’s mole Scapanus townsendii in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 50 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Valentin Shaefer for writing the status report on the Townsend’s mole Scapanus townsendii, prepared under contract with Environment Canada.

 

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684

COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la situation de la taupe de Townsend (Scapanus townsendii) au Canada – Mise à jour

Cover illustration:

Townsend’s Mole -- Judie Shore, Richmond Hill, Ontario

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2003

Catalogue No. CW69-14/15-2003E-IN

ISBN 0-662-33588-0

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