Dryad shrew tenrec

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Dryad shrew tenrec[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Microgale
Species: M. dryas
Binomial name
Microgale dryas
Jenkins,[3] 1992
Microgale dryas range map.svg
Dryad shrew tenrec range

The dryad shrew tenrec (Microgale dryas), also known as the tree shrew tenrec, is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is vulnerable to extinction by habitat loss.[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), Jenkins, P. & Andrianjakavelo, V. (2008). Microgale dryas. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
  3. ^ Paulina D. Jenkins & al. Microgale, shrew tenrecs in Life Sciences 2003