Desert musk shrew

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Desert musk shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. smithii
Binomial name
Crocidura smithii
Thomas, 1895
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Desert musk shrew range

The desert musk shrew (Crocidura smithii) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Ethiopia, Senegal, and possibly Somalia. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.[1]


  1. ^ Crocidura smithii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
  • Hutterer, R., Howell, K. & Baxter, R. 2004.