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Mammals of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Taiga shrew

Binomial name: Sorex isodon, Turov, 1924

The taiga shrew (Sorex isodon), also known as the even-toothed shrew can achieve a body length of about 67 millimeters, with a tail of about 43 millimeters. This shrew is very similar to the long-clawed shrew. This species inhabits forested mountain valleys, and is found across northern Eurasia. It ranges from the Baltic Sea area through the Lake Baikal region of Siberia into the Russian Far East and along the Baekdudaegan mountains of the Korean Peninsula.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Soricomorpha
Family
Soricidae
Genus
Sorex
Species
Sorex isodon

Common names

  • English:
    • Even-toothed shrew
    • Taiga shrew
  • Spanish: MusaraƱa Siberiana
  • French: Musaraigne sombre

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