Medellín small-eared shrew
|Medellín small-eared shrew|
|Medellin small-eared shrew range|
The Medellín small-eared shrew (Cryptotis medellinia) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Colombia, where it is known from the northern parts of the Cordillera Occidental and Cordillera Central at elevations from 2500 to 2800 m. The species is found in montane forest and cultivated areas, and is subject to predation from the crab-eating fox. The specific name refers to the city of Medellín.
- Woodman, N. (2008). "Cryptotis medellinia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 September 2009.
- Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 272. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
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