Grant's forest shrew

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Grant's forest shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sylvisorex
Species: S. granti
Binomial name
Sylvisorex granti
Thomas, 1907
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Grant's forest shrew range

Grant's forest shrew (Sylvisorex granti) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in the mountain forests of central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Type locality: Uganda, Ruwenzori East, Mubuku Valley, 10,000 ft (3,048 m) elevation.


There are two identified subspecies:

  • Sylvisorex granti granti, Thomas, 1907
  • Sylvisorex granti mundus, Osgood, 1910.