Species of Thailand

Horsfield's shrew

Crocidura horsfieldii, Robert Fisher Tomes, 1856

The Horsfield's shrew (Crocidura horsfieldii) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Known as කුනු හික් මීයා in Sinhala language.

Description

Head and body length is 6-7cm. Tail is 5-6cm long. Dusky brown above. Dusky gray below. Differ from Pygmy shrew by larger size and blackish feet.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Soricomorpha
Family
Soricidae
Genus
Crocidura
Species
Crocidura horsfieldii

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Horsfield's shrew area

Range Map

Distribution map of Horsfield's shrew, Crocidura horsfieldii in Thailand
  • Khao Yai National Park
Range map of Crocidura horsfieldii in Thailand