Long-clawed shrew

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Long-clawed shrew[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
Species: S. unguiculatus
Binomial name
Sorex unguiculatus
Dobson, 1890
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Long-clawed shrew range

The long-clawed shrew (Sorex unguiculatus) is a species of shrew. An adult long-clawed shrew has a weight of less than 20 g and a body length of 54–97 mm, with a tail of 40–53 mm. It is distributed through the uplands of northeastern Asia, including northeastern North Korea.[3]

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  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 298–299. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Insectivore Specialist Group (1996). "Sorex cinereus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2006. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 May 2006.  Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern
  3. ^ Won, Byeong-o (원병오) (2004). 한국의 포유동물 (Hangugui poyudongmul, Mammals of Korea). Seoul: Dongbang Media. ISBN 89-8457-310-8.