Greater large-headed shrew

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Greater large-headed shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Paracrocidura
Species: P. maxima
Binomial name
Paracrocidura maxima
Heim de Balsac, 1959
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Greater large-headed shrew range

The greater large-headed shrew (Paracrocidura maxima) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. & Kerbis Peterhans, J. (2004). "Paracrocidura maxima". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2007-07-30.