Canarian shrew

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Canarian shrew
Image by R. Hutterer
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. canariensis
Binomial name
Crocidura canariensis
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Canarian shrew range

The Canarian shrew (Crocidura canariensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to the Canary Islands, specifically the eastern islands of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Lobos, and Mount Clara. It used to be found on Graciosa, Canary Islands and Alegranza. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b Hutterer, R. (2004). "Crocidura canariensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2007-07-30.

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