Lunde et al. 2004
Crocidura kegoensis, also known as the Ke Go shrew or Ke Go white-toothed shrew, is a species of shrew in the genus Crocidura described in 2004. It is smaller than other Crocidura species known from Vietnam, brownish-grey in colour with black markings on the muzzle. Its hair is short (hair on the back of 1.5 mm and 1.0 mm on the underside). The holotype was found in the Ke Go Nature Reserve, in Vietnam's Ha Tinh province, at an altitude of about 200 m.
The holotype measurements are given below, all of which make it the smallest described Vietnamese species in its genus.
Head-body length 48 mm
Tail length 27 mm
Hind-foot Length 10 mm
Ear length 5mm
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