Cameroonian forest shrew

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Cameroonian forest shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sylvisorex
S. camerunensis
Binomial name
Sylvisorex camerunensis
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Cameroonian forest shrew range

The Cameroonian forest shrew (Sylvisorex camerunensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in the Montane forests of Western Cameroon around Mount Oku and Lake Manengouba, and in Southeastern Nigeria in the Gotel Mountains or Adamawa Plateau.[1]

Type locality: Cameroon, Lake Manengouba, 1800 m elevation.[2]


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. 2004. "Sylvisorex camerunensis". 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
  2. ^ Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M. (eds.). 2005. Sylvisorex camerunensis Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed). Johns Hopkins University Press