Elgon shrew

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Elgon shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. elgonius
Binomial name
Crocidura elgonius
Osgood, 1910
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Elgon shrew range

The Elgon shrew (Crocidura elgonius) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2008). Crocidura elgonius. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 11 November 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.