Chinese shrew

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Chinese shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
S. sinalis
Binomial name
Sorex sinalis
Thomas, 1912
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Chinese shrew range

The Chinese shrew or dusky shrew (Sorex sinalis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to China, where it occurs in Gansu, Sichuan (including Jiuzhaigou), and Shaanxi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2008). "Sorex sinalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2010-08-31.