Volcano shrew

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Volcano shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sylvisorex
Species: S. vulcanorum
Binomial name
Sylvisorex vulcanorum
Hutterer & Verheyan, 1985
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Volcano shrew range

The Volcano shrew (Sylvisorex vulcanorum) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in the high altitude rainforest of Burundi, Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and swamps.

Type locality: Rwanda, Parc National des Volcans, Karisoke (0°28'S, 29°29'E, 3,100 m)

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