Elegant water shrew

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Elegant water shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Soricinae
Species : Nectogale elegans


The Elegant water 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

Bhutan, Burma, China, India and Nepal

Facts about the elegant water shrew

Geographic Range Nectogale elegans is a monotypic species found in the Oriental region of the world (Tate 1947). (Full text)

| Table of contents A single species, the elegant water shrew (Nectogale elegans), is represented in this Asian genus. (Full text)

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