Karoo rock elephant shrew

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Karoo rock elephant shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Macroscelidea
Order: Mammalia
Family: Macroscelididae
Genus: Elephantulus
Species: E. pilicaudus
Binomial name
Elephantulus pilicaudus
Smit, 2008[2]
Karoo Rock Elephant Shrew area.png
Karoo Rock Elephant Shrew range

The Karoo rock elephant shrew (Elephantulus pilicaudus) is a type of shrew in the genus Elephantulus. Its known habitat is in South Africa (Northern Cape Province, Western Cape Province).

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Smit, H. & Rathbun, G. (2008). "Elephantulus pilicaudus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2010-11-04. 
  2. ^ Smit, H. A.; Robinson, T. J.; Watson, J.; Van Vuuren, B. Jansen (2008). "A New Species of Elephant-shrew (Afrotheria: Macroscelidea: Elephantulus) from South Africa". Journal of Mammalogy 89 (5): 1257. doi:10.1644/07-MAMM-A-254.1.