Central Mexican broad-clawed shrew

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Central Mexican broad-clawed shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
C. alticola
Binomial name
Cryptotis alticola
(Merriam, 1895)
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Central Mexican broad-clawed shrew range

The Central Mexican broad-clawed shrew (Cryptotis alticola [2]) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in the highlands above 2000 m in the Mexican states of Colima, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán, Mexico, and Puebla, Morelos, and in the Mexican Federal District

Type locality: Mexico, Volcán Popocatépetl, 11,500 ft. (3505 m).


  1. ^ Woodman, N.; Matson, J.; Cuarón, A.D. & de Grammont, P.C. (2008). "Cryptotis alticola". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T136789A4340060. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136789A4340060.en. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Cryptotis alticola". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved October 20, 2007.
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