Bornean pygmy shrew

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Bornean pygmy shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Suncus
Species: S. hosei
Binomial name
Suncus hosei
(Thomas, 1893)
Bornean Pygmy Shrew area.png
Bornean pygmy shrew range

The Bornean pygmy shrew (Suncus hosei) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It was named for zoologist Charles Hose. It is endemic to Malaysia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Lunde, D. & Ruedas, L. (2008). "Suncus hosei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 July 2010.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.