Kahuzi swamp shrew

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Kahuzi swamp shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Myosorex
Species:
M. jejei
Binomial name
Myosorex jejei
Kerbis Peterhans, J.C. et al. 2010
Kahuzi Swamp Shrew area.png
Kahuzi swamp shrew range

The Kahuzi swamp shrew (Myosorex jejei) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is swamp. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Engelbrektsson, P. & Kennerley, R. (2016). "Myosorex jejei". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T45954378A45973046. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T45954378A45973046.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  2. ^ Peterhans, Julian C. Kerbis; Hutterer, Rainer; Mwanga, Jacques; Ndara, Benjamin; Davenport, Leif; Karhagomba, Innocent Balagizi; Udelhoven, Jay (2010-12-01). "African Shrews Endemic to the Albertine Rift: Two New Species of Myosorex (Mammalia: Soricidae) from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo". Journal of East African Natural History. 99 (2): 103–128. doi:10.2982/028.099.0201. ISSN 1026-1613.
  3. ^ "Myosorex jejei (Kahuzi Swamp Shrew)". www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved 2017-09-03.