Short-tailed shrew tenrec

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Short-tailed Shrew Tenrec[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Suborder: Tenrecomorpha
Family: Tenrecidae
Genus: Microgale
M. brevicaudata
Binomial name
Microgale brevicaudata
Microgale brevicaudata range map.svg
Short-tailed Shrew Tenrec range

The short-tailed shrew tenrec (Microgale brevicaudata) is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ Bronner, G.N.; Jenkins, P.D. (2005). "Order Afrosoricida". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 72–73. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Stephenson, P.J.; Soarimalala, V.; Goodman, S. (2016). "Microgale brevicaudata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T54007828A97189964. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T54007828A97189964.en. Retrieved 23 February 2019.