Hainan Island shrew

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Hainan Island shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species:
C. wuchihensis
Binomial name
Crocidura wuchihensis
Wang, 1966

The Hainan Island shrew (Crocidura wuchihensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae native to China and Vietnam. The IUCN has insufficient data to assess the level of population and its trend.[1]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The Hainan Island shrew is known from Hainan Island in China and from northern Vietnam where it is present on Mount Tay Con Linh II in Ha Giang Province. The exact extent of its distribution is unknown but it has been found in forests at altitudes of between 1,300 and 1,500 m (4,265 and 4,921 ft).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lunde, D. (2008). "Crocidura wuchihensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-01-21.