Greater long-tailed shrew tenrec

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Greater long-tailed shrew tenrec[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Microgale
Species: M. principula
Binomial name
Microgale principula
Thomas, 1926
Microgale principula range map.svg
Greater long-tailed shrew tenrec range

The Greater long-tailed shrew tenrec (Microgale principula) is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

References[edit]

  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. 74. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Afrotheria Specialist Group (Tenrec Section), Olson, L. & Goodman, S. (2008). Microgale principula. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.