Horsfield's shrew

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Horsfield's shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. horsfieldii
Binomial name
Crocidura horsfieldii
(Tomes, 1856)
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Horsfield's shrew range

Horsfield's shrew (Crocidura horsfieldii) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Its head and body length is 6–7 cm, and the tail is 5–6 cm long. Its coloration is dusky brown above and dusky gray below. It differs from the pygmy shrew by larger size and blackish feet.


  1. ^ Molur, S. (2016). "Crocidura horsfieldii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T41324A22307854. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T41324A22307854.en. Retrieved 12 December 2017.