Eisentraut's mouse shrew

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Eisentraut's mouse shrew[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Myosorex
Species: M. eisentrauti
Binomial name
Myosorex eisentrauti
Heim de Balsac, 1968
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Eisentraut's mouse shrew range

Eisentraut's mouse shrew (Myosorex eisentrauti) is a Myosoricinae shrew found only on the island of Bioko, Equatorial Guinea. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and a restricted range.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 265. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Hutterer (2004). "Myosorex eisentrauti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2006. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 May 2006.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is critically endangered and the criteria used