Mole shrew

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Mole shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Soricinae
Species : Anourosorex squamipes


The Mole shrew is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Facts about the mole shrew

General Description Blarina brevicauda, also known as the giant mole shrew, is a very unique and interesting specimen of the Soricidae Family.

The mole shrew is classified as Blarina brevicauda. (Full text)

The mole shrew is classified as Blarina brevicauda.

squamipes, the mole shrew is found from West and Central China (from Shaanxi and Hubei to Yunnan) up to 3000m; northern Myanmar, northern Thailand, Assam, Bhutan, North Vietnam, and on Taiwan from 300-3000m. (Full text)

"Blarina the Short-tailed Shrew, also called Mole Shrew, is the best known. (Full text)

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