Crocidura grandiceps

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Crocidura grandiceps
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. grandiceps
Binomial name
Crocidura grandiceps
Hutterer, 1983
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Large-headed shrew range

Crocidura grandiceps is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Togo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. The vernacular name large-headed shrew is sometimes applied to C. grandiceps but has also been used for the entire related genus Paracrocidura.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2008). "Crocidura grandiceps". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T41321A10443138. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T41321A10443138.en. Retrieved 23 December 2017. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of near threatened.