Usambara shrew

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Usambara shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. usambarae
Binomial name
Crocidura usambarae
Dippenaar, 1980
Usambara Shrew area.png
Usambara shrew range

The Usambara shrew (Crocidura usambarae) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Giarla, T., Dando, T. & Kennerley, R. 2017. Crocidura usambarae (errata version published in 2018). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T112515709A123796512. Downloaded on 30 December 2018.