Wimmer's shrew

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Wimmer's shrew[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. wimmeri
Binomial name
Crocidura wimmeri
Heim de Balsac & Aellen, 1958
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Wimmer's shrew range

Wimmer's shrew (Crocidura wimmeri) is a white-toothed shrew found only in Côte d'Ivoire. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and a restricted range.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 254. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2008). "Crocidura wimmeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 13 May 2014.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is critically endangered and the criteria used.