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Temporal range: Miocene to Recent
Brehms - Crocidura russulus.jpg
Greater white-toothed shrew (Crocidura russula)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Subfamily: Crocidurinae
Genus: Crocidura
Wagler, 1832
Type species
Sorex leucodon
Hermann, 1780

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The genus Crocidura is one of nine genera of the shrew subfamily Crocidurinae. Members of the genus are commonly called white-toothed shrews or musk shrews, although both also apply to all of the species in the subfamily. With over 180 species, Crocidura contains the most of species of any mammal genus.[2]

List of species[edit]

*New species.[5]
**New species.[6]
***New species.[7]


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  2. ^ a b c d Jenkins, Paulina D., Darrin P. Lunde, and Clive B. Moncrieff (2009). "Descriptions of New Species of Crocidura (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) from Mainland Southeast Asia, with Synopses of Previously Described Species and Remarks on Biogeography" (PDF). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 331: 356–405. doi:10.1206/582-10.1. 
  3. ^ Esselstyn, J.A. & Goodman, S.M. (2010). "New species of shrew (Soricidae: Crocidura) from Sibuyan Island, Philippines". Journal of Mammalogy 91 (6): 1467–1472. doi:10.1644/10-MAMM-A-002.1. 
  4. ^ Jenkins, P.; Abramov, A.; Bannikova, А.; Rozhnov, V. (2013). "Bones and genes: Resolution problems in three Vietnamese species of Crocidura (Mammalia, Soricomorpha, Soricidae) and the description of an additional new species". ZooKeys 313 (313): 61–79. doi:10.3897/zookeys.313.4823. PMC 3701231. PMID 23840165.  edit
  5. ^ Jenkins, P. D., Abramov, A. V., Rozhnov, V. V., Makarova, O. V. (2007-09-19). "Description of two new species of white-toothed shrews belonging to the genus Crocidura (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) from Ngoc Linh Mountain, Vietnam" (PDF). Zootaxa 1589: 57–68. 
  6. ^ Lunde, D.P., Musser, G.G. & Ziegler, T. (2004). "Description of a new species of Crocidura (Soricomorpha: Soricidae, Crocidurinae) from Ke Go Nature Reserve, Vietnam". Mammal Study 29: 27–36. doi:10.3106/mammalstudy.29.27. 
  7. ^ Meegaskumbura et al. (2007-12-19). "Crocidura hikmiya, a new shrew (Mammalia: Soricomorpha: Soricidae) from Sri Lanka" (PDF). Zootaxa 1665: 19–30.