Colombian small-eared shrew

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Colombian small-eared shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
Species: C. colombiana
Binomial name
Cryptotis colombiana
Woodman & Timm, 1993
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Colombian small-eared shrew range

The Colombian small-eared shrew (Cryptotis colombiana) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Colombia, where it is known from the Cordillera Central in Antioquia Department at elevations from 1750 to 2800 m.[1] It is found in montane forest and cultivated areas.[1] It resembles C. brachyonyx.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Woodman, N. (2008). "Cryptotis colombiana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 31 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 270. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.