Asian mole shrew

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Subfamily: Soricinae
Tribe: Anourosoricini
Genus: Anourosorex
Milne-Edwards, 1872

Asian mole shrews are a genus (Anourosorex) of shrews that resemble moles, from China, India, and Indochina. They are the only known genus of the Anourosoricini tribe of red-toothed shrews. The four known species are:[1]


  1. ^ Genus Anourosorex (mole shrew), UMich Animal Diversity Web.