Dobson's shrew tenrec

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Dobson's shrew tenrec[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Microgale
Species: M. dobsoni
Binomial name
Microgale dobsoni
Thomas, 1884
Microgale dobsoni range map.svg
Dobson's shrew tenrec range

Dobson's shrew tenrec (Microgale dobsoni) is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, plantations, and heavily degraded former forest.[2]


  1. ^ Bronner, G. N.; Jenkins, P. D. (2005). "Order Afrosoricida". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 73. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Afrotheria Specialist Group (Tenrec Section), Andrianjakavelo, V., Raherisehena, M. & Goodman, S. (2008). Microgale dobsoni. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.