Gracile shrew tenrec

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Gracile shrew tenrec[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Microgale
Species: M. gracilis
Binomial name
Microgale gracilis
(Major, 1896)
Microgale gracilis range map.svg
Gracile shrew tenrec range

The gracile shrew tenrec (Microgale gracilis) is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[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. & Raherisehena, M. (2008). Microgale gracilis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.