Montane shrew tenrec

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Montane shrew tenrec[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Microgale
Species: M. monticola
Binomial name
Microgale monticola
Goodman & Jenkins, 1998
Microgale monticola range map.svg
Montane shrew tenrec range

The montane shrew tenrec (Microgale monticola) 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. 74. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Afrotheria Specialist Group (Tenrec Section), Jenkins, P. & Goodman, S. (2008). Microgale monticola. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.