Gansu shrew

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Gansu shrew[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
Species: S. cansulus
Binomial name
Sorex cansulus
Thomas, 1912
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Gansu shrew range

The Gansu shrew (Sorex cansulus) is a red-toothed shrew found only in the Gansu province, China. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and a restricted range.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 286. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Insectivore Specialist Group (1996). Sorex cansulus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 10 May 2006. Listed as Critically Endangered (CR B1+2c v2.3)