Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew

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Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
Species: C. brachyonyx
Binomial name
Cryptotis brachyonyx
Woodman, 2003
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Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew range

The Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew (Cryptotis brachyonyx) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Colombia, where it is known from the western slopes of the central Cordillera Oriental at elevations from 1300 to 2715 m.[1] It resembles C. colombiana.[2] The species is only known from four individuals collected at two localities, the most recent record being from 1925.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Woodman, N. (2008). "Cryptotis brachyonyx". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 270. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.