East African highland shrew

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East African highland shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. allex
Binomial name
Crocidura allex
Osgood, 1910
East African Highland Shrew area.png
East African highland shrew range

The East African highland shrew (Crocidura allex) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and swamps.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R.; Jenkins, P. & Baxter, R (2008). "Crocidura allex". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 17 January 2009.