Tamá small-eared shrew

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Tamá small-eared shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
Species: C. tamensis
Binomial name
Cryptotis tamensis
Woodman, 2002
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Tamá small-eared shrew range

The Tamá small-eared shrew (Cryptotis tamensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae.[2] It is known from the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia and the Páramo de Tamá of western Venezuela, where it has been found primarily in cloud forest at elevations between 2380 and 3330 m.[1][2] Its range includes Venezuela's El Tamá National Park.[1] The closest relatives of the species are C. meridensis and C. thomasi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Woodman, N. (2008). "Cryptotis tamensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 274. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.