Episoriculus

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Episoriculus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Tribe: Nectogalini
Genus: Episoriculus
Ellerman & Morrison-Scott 1951[1]
Species

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Episoriculus is a genus of shrew in the red-toothed shrew subfamily.[2][3][4][5][6] They have been described to have a common name as the brown-toothed shrews.[7] It has been described as a subgenus to Soriculus in the past.[8][9][10] The genus is occurs at a number of locations in Asia, including Nepal and China.[11]

Species[edit]

Currently, the four identified species of the Episoriculus genus include:[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nomenclator Zoologicus Record Detail. Ubio.org. Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  2. ^ Data Use Agreement - GBIF Portal. Data.gbif.org (2007-02-22). Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  3. ^ Namebank Record Detail. Ubio.org (2003-04-14). Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  4. ^ http://www.organismnames.com/details.htm?lsid=3804592
  5. ^ Namebank Record Detail. Ubio.org (2005-10-11). Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  6. ^ http://www.organismnames.com/details.htm?lsid=2921402
  7. ^ ADW: Episoriculus: Pictures. Animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu. Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  8. ^ Mammal Species of the World - Browse: Episoriculus. Bucknell.edu. Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  9. ^ ITIS Standard Report Page: Episoriculus. Itis.gov. Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  10. ^ Namebank Record Detail. Ubio.org (2007-05-23). Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  11. ^ Data Use Agreement - GBIF Portal. Data.gbif.org (2007-02-22). Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  12. ^ Episoriculus - Encyclopedia of Life. EOL. Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  13. ^ "Catalogue of Life - 2010 Annual Checklist :: Taxonomic tree". catalogueoflife.org. Retrieved 17 June 2015. 

Further reading[edit]

  • [1]
  • A guide to the mammals of China.
  • Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946. British Museum (Natural History), 19 1951: pp. 810. [Zoological Record Volume 88]
  • [2]<