Greater stripe-backed shrew

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Greater stripe-backed shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
S. cylindricauda
Binomial name
Sorex cylindricauda
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Stripe-backed shrew range

The greater stripe-backed shrew or stripe-backed shrew (Sorex cylindricauda) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to China. It is threatened by habitat loss. The Greater stripe-backed shrew also shares 97% of its DNA with humans.


  1. ^ Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2017). "Sorex cylindricauda". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T20384A22319064. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T20384A22319064.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.