Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew

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Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
C. brachyonyx
Binomial name
Cryptotis brachyonyx
Woodman, 2003
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Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew range

The Eastern Cordillera small-footed shrew (Cryptotis brachyonyx) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Colombia, where it is known from the western slopes of the central Cordillera Oriental at elevations from 1300 to 2715 m.[1] It resembles C. colombiana.[2] The species is only known from four individuals collected at two localities, the most recent record being from 1925.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Woodman, N. (2008). "Cryptotis brachyonyx". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T136736A4333708. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136736A4333708.en. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 270. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.