African black shrew

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African black shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. nigrofusca
Binomial name
Crocidura nigrofusca
Matschie, 1895
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African black shrew range

The African black shrew (Crocidura nigrofusca) is a species of shrew. It is native to Africa, where it is widespread. Other common names include tenebrous shrew.[1]

This shrew can be found in several types of lower-elevation moist tropical forest habitat.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Hutterer, R. 2008. Crocidura nigrofusca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 08 April 2015.