Long-tailed forest shrew

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Long-tailed forest shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Myosorex
Species: M. longicaudatus
Binomial name
Myosorex longicaudatus
Meester & Dippenaar, 1978
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Long-tailed forest shrew range

The long-tailed forest shrew (Myosorex longicaudatus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation and swamps.[1]


  1. ^ Baxter, R. 2004. Myosorex longicaudatus 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Downloaded on 30 July 2007.