Sri Lankan long-tailed shrew
|Sri Lankan Long-tailed Shrew|
|Sri Lankan Long-tailed Shrew range|
The Sri Lankan Long-tailed Shrew (Crocidura miya) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is known as ශ්රී ලංකා කුනු හික් මීයා by Sinhalese people.
Head and body length is 7-8.5cm. Tail is 9-10cm long. It is brown above with gray at base of hairs and is colored slightly lighter below. The tail is brown and longer than head and body combined.
- Insectivore Specialist Group 1996. Crocidura miya. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
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