Dryad shrew tenrec

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Dryad shrew tenrec[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Suborder: Tenrecomorpha
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Microgale
M. dryas
Binomial name
Microgale dryas
Microgale dryas range map.svg
Dryad shrew tenrec range

The dryad shrew tenrec (Microgale dryas), also known as the tree shrew tenrec, is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is vulnerable to extinction by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ Bronner, G.N.; Jenkins, P.D. (2005). "Order Afrosoricida". 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. 73. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Stephenson, P.J.; Soarimalala, V.; Goodman, S. (2016). "Microgale dryas". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T13356A97191108. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T13356A97191108.en. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  3. ^ Paulina D. Jenkins & al. Microgale, shrew tenrecs in Life Sciences 2003