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Types of Shrew

American ​Short-Tailed Shrews​
American ​Short-Tailed Shrews​

The northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) is the largest shrew in the genus Blarina, and occurs in the northeastern region of North America. It is a semifossorial, highly active, and voracious insectivore and is present in a variety of habitats.

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Arabian ​Shrew​
Arabian ​Shrew​

The Arabian shrew (Crocidura arabica) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Oman and Yemen. References This article about a ...

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Asian House ​Shrew​
Asian House ​Shrew​

The Asian house shrew (Suncus murinus) grey musk shrew, Asian musk shrew, money shrew, or simply house shrew is a widespread, adaptable species of shrew found mainly in South Asia but introduced widely throughout Asia and eastern Africa. It is a large shrew with a strong musk smell. It is related to the Etruscan shrew.

Black Shrew​
Black Shrew​

The black shrew (Suncus ater) is a white-toothed shrew only known from Mount Kinabalu in the Malaysian state of Sabah on the island of Borneo. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and a restricted range.

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Common ​Shrew​
Common ​Shrew​

Common shrew range The common shrew (Sorex araneus) or Eurasian shrew is the most common shrew, and one of the most common mammals, throughout Northern Europe, including Great Britain, but excluding Ireland.

Crawford's ​Gray Shrew​
Crawford's ​Gray Shrew​

Crawford's gray shrew is one of the smallest desert mammals and one of the world's smallest homeotherms. When fully grown, it will only grow to a size of about 1.5 to 2 in (3.8 to 5.1 cm) long, half of which is the tail, and it will only grow to a weight of about 3 to 5 g (0.11 to 0.18 oz).

Crocidura​
Crocidura​

Crocidura Temporal range: Miocene to Recent; Greater white-toothed shrew (Crocidura russula) Scientific classification; Kingdom: Animalia: Phylum: Chordata: Class: Mammalia: Order: Eulipotyphla: Family: Soricidae: Subfamily: Crocidurinae: Genus: Crocidura Wagler, 1832: Type species; Crocidura leucodon (Hermann, 1780) Species; See text.

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Desert Musk ​Shrew​
Desert Musk ​Shrew​

Desert musk shrew range The desert musk shrew (Crocidura smithii) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Ethiopia, Senegal, and possibly Somalia.

Etruscan ​Shrew​
Etruscan ​Shrew​

The Etruscan shrew (Suncus etruscus), also known as the Etruscan pygmy shrew or the white-toothed pygmy shrew, is the smallest known mammal by mass, weighing only about 1.8 grams (0.063 oz) on average.

Eurasian ​Water Shrew​
Eurasian ​Water Shrew​

Eurasian water shrew range The Eurasian water shrew (Neomys fodiens), known in the United Kingdom as the water shrew, is a relatively large shrew, up to 10 cm (4 in) long, with a tail up to three-quarters as long again.

Guatemalan ​Broad-Clawed Shrew​
Guatemalan ​Broad-Clawed Shrew​

The Guatemalan broad-clawed shrew (Cryptotis griseoventris) is a species of small-eared shrew in the family Soricidae. It is known from Guatemala and the Mexican state of Chiapas, where it has been found in montane forests of oak, pine and fir, as well as secondary forest, at elevations above 2,100 m (6,900 ft).

Kivu Long-​Haired Shrew​
Kivu Long-​Haired Shrew​

Kivu long-haired shrew range The Kivu long-haired shrew (Crocidura lanosa) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda.

Lesser Congo ​Shrew​
Lesser Congo ​Shrew​

Lesser Congo Shrew range The lesser Congo shrew (Congosorex verheyeni) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, and Gabon.

Long-Tailed ​Shrews​
Long-Tailed ​Shrews​

The long-tailed shrew or rock shrew (Sorex dispar) is a small North American shrew found in Atlantic Canada and the Northeastern United States. This shrew is slate grey in colour with a pointed snout, a long tail, and lighter underparts.

Myosorex ​Varius​
Myosorex ​Varius​

The forest shrew (Myosorex varius) is a species of shrew in the mouse shrew family, Soricidae. It is found in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. Its natural habitats include temperate forests, dry savanna, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, and temperate grassland.

Myosoricinae​
Myosoricinae​

According to the current taxonomy, the Myosoricinae are a subfamily of shrews. As such, ... Phillips' Congo shrew, C. phillipsorum; Greater Congo shrew, C. polli;

Nectogalini​
Nectogalini​

Nectogalini is a tribe of Old World water shrews within the family Soricidae. As of late 2007, it consisted of six extant genera and 25 species, with some of the latter being further divided into subspecies.

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North ​American Least Shrew​
North ​American Least Shrew​

North American least shrew range The North American least shrew (Cryptotis parva) is one of the smallest mammals, growing to be only up to 3 inches long. It has a long pointed snout and a tail never more than twice the length of its hind foot.

Northern ​Short-Tailed Shrew​
Northern ​Short-Tailed Shrew​

The northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) is the largest shrew in the genus Blarina, and occurs in the northeastern region of North America. It is a semifossorial, highly active, and voracious insectivore and is present in a variety of habitats.

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Notiosorex​
Notiosorex​

Notiosorex is a genus of shrew from the subfamily Soricinae. Species. Genus Notiosorex. Cockrum's gray shrew - N. cockrumi; Crawford's gray shrew (N. crawfordi)

Saint ​Lawrence Island Shrew​
Saint ​Lawrence Island Shrew​

The Saint Lawrence Island shrew (Sorex jacksoni) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found only on Alaska's St. Lawrence Island.. References

Sclater's ​Mouse Shrew​
Sclater's ​Mouse Shrew​

Sclater's mouse shrew range Sclater's mouse shrew (Myosorex sclateri) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and swamps.

Small-Eared ​Shrews​
Small-Eared ​Shrews​

The genus Cryptotis is a group of relatively small shrews with short ears, which are usually not visible, and short tails, commonly called small-eared shrews.They have 30 teeth and are members of the red-toothed shrew subfamily.

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Smith's Shrew​
Smith's Shrew​

The Smith's shrew (Chodsigoa smithii) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to China. References This article about a red-toothed shrew is ...

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Suncus​
Suncus​

Suncus is a genus of shrews in the family Soricidae.. Classification. Genus Suncus. Taita shrew, S. aequatorius; Black shrew, S. ater; Day's shrew, S. dayi; Etruscan shrew, S. etruscus

Surdisorex​
Surdisorex​

Surdisorex is a genus of mammals in the family Soricidae. Surdisorex is one of three genera of African shrews, which, in turn, are one of three living subfamilies of shrews. Species in the genus Surdisorex are called African mole shrews because of their similarity to moles, to which they are not closely related.

Tibetan Shrew​
Tibetan Shrew​

The Tibetan shrew (Sorex thibetanus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in western China. References Insectivore Specialist ...

West African ​Long-Tailed Shrew​
West African ​Long-Tailed Shrew​

The West African long-tailed shrew (Crocidura muricauda) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It can be found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. References. Hutterer, R. & Howell, K. 2004. Crocidura muricauda.

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