Flores shrew

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Flores shrew[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Suncus
S. mertensi
Binomial name
Suncus mertensi
Kock, 1974
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Flores shrew range

The Flores shrew (Suncus mertensi) is a white-toothed shrew found only on Flores Island, Indonesia. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and a restricted range.


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  2. ^ Clayton, E. (2016). "Suncus mertensi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T21146A115160697. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T21146A22289342.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017.