Merriam's small-eared shrew

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Merriam's small-eared shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
C. merriami
Binomial name
Cryptotis merriami
Choate, 1970

The Merriam's small-eared shrew (Cryptotis merriami) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Woodman, N.; Matson, J.; Cuarón, A.D. & de Grammont, P.C. (2008). "Cryptotis merriami". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). 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.