Azumi shrew

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Azumi shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
Species:
S. hosonoi
Binomial name
Sorex hosonoi
Imaizumi, 1954
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Azumi shrew range

The Azumi shrew (Sorex hosonoi) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Japan, where it is found in the mountainous regions of central Honshu Island. It is a close relative of the Eurasian least shrew (Sorex minutissimus).[1] It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moribe, Junji; Noro, Tatsuya; Oda, Sen-ichi (March 2007). "The karotype of the Azumi Shrew Sorex hosonoi". Acta Theriologica. 52 (1): 69–74 – via Springer Nature.