Congo shrew

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Congo shrews
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Congosorex

Congosorex phillipsorum
Congosorex polli
Congosorex verheyeni

The Congo shrews are the members of the genus Congosorex. They are mammals in the Soricidae family. The genus contains the following species:

Genus Congosorex

*New species.[1]


  1. ^ W. T. Stanley, M. A. Rogers and R. Hutterer (2005). "A new species of Congosorex from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania, with significant biogeographical implications". Journal of Zoology 265 (3): 269–280. doi:10.1017/S0952836904006314.