Asian mole shrew

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Anourosorex
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Anourosorex squamipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Subfamily: Soricinae
Tribe: Anourosoricini
Andersson, 1879[1]
Genus: Anourosorex
Milne-Edwards, 1872

Asian mole shrews (Anourosorex) are a genus of shrews that resemble moles, from China, Taiwan, India, and Indochina. They are the only known genus of the Anourosoricini tribe of red-toothed shrews. The four known species are:[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Tribe Anourosoricini". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 220–311. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Genus Anourosorex". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 220–311. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Genus Anourosorex (mole shrew), UMich Animal Diversity Web.