Bailey's shrew

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Bailey's Shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. baileyi
Binomial name
Crocidura baileyi
Osgood, 1936
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Bailey's Shrew range

The Bailey's Shrew (Crocidura baileyi) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. The name honours American naturalist and museum director Alfred Marshall Bailey.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is endemic to Ethiopia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Lavrenchenko, L. (2008). Crocidura baileyi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 26 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of endangered.