Orizaba long-tailed shrew

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Orizaba long-tailed shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
S. orizabae
Binomial name
Sorex orizabae
Merriam, 1895
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Orizaba long-tailed shrew range

The Orizaba long-tailed shrew (Sorex orizabae) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in the states of Federal District, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz in Mexico. It is named after Pico de Orizaba, the highest mountain in Mexico.


  1. ^ Ticul Alvarez, S.; Matson, J.; Castro-Arellano, I.; Woodman, N. & de Grammont, P. C. (2008). "Sorex orizabae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 21 June 2010.