Johnston's forest shrew

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Johnston's forest shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sylvisorex
Species: S. johnstoni
Binomial name
Sylvisorex johnstoni
(Dobson, 1888)
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Johnston's forest shrew range

Johnston's forest shrew (Sylvisorex johnstoni) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ Hutterer, R.; Kerbis Peterhans, J. 2004. Sylvisorex johnstoni 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 30 July 2007