Sardinian shrew

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Sardinian shrew[1]
Temporal range: Late Holocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Asoriculus
Species: A. similis
Binomial name
Asoriculus similis
(Hensel, 1855)

Nesiotites similis Hensel, 1855

The Sardinian shrew (Asoriculus similis) is an extinct species of shrew from Europe (Sardinia). It may have been exterminated from the island during the Middle Ages.

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  1. ^ 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. 280. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.