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Asian mole shrew

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Soricinae
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Eulipotyphla
Family  Soricidae
Scientific name  Anourosorex
Rank  Genus
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Tribe  Anourosoricini Andersson, 1879
Lower classifications  Chinese mole shrew, Taiwanese mole shrew, Assam mole shrew, Giant mole shrew

Asian mole shrews (Anourosorex) are a genus of shrews that resemble moles, from China, Taiwan, India, and Indochina. They are the only known genus of the Anourosoricini tribe of red-toothed shrews. The four known species are:

  • Assam mole shrew (A. assamensis)
  • Giant mole shrew (A. schmidi)
  • Chinese mole shrew (A. squamipes)
  • Taiwanese mole shrew (A. yamashinai)
  • References

    Asian mole shrew Wikipedia


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