Darién small-eared shrew

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Darién small-eared shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
C. mera
Binomial name
Cryptotis mera
Goldman, 1912
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Darién small-eared shrew range

The Darién small-eared shrew (Cryptotis mera) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is known only from montane regions along the border between Colombia and Darién Province, Panama,[2] where it has been found in rainforest at elevations from 1400 to 1500 m.[1] It has terrestrial habits.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Samudio R.S., Jr (2018). "Cryptotis merus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2018: e.T136299A22283802. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T136299A22283802.en. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 272. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.