Merriam's shrew

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Merriam's shrew
Merriam's shrew.jpg
A taxidermied Merriam's shrew at a visitor center
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
Species:
S. merriami
Binomial name
Sorex merriami
Dobson, 1890
Merriam's Shrew area.png
Merriam's shrew range

Merriam's shrew (Sorex merriami) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to the western United States and extreme southern British Columbia in Canada.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hammerson, G. & Cannings, S. (2008). "Sorex merriami". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 February 2010.