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Large-headed shrews
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Subfamily: Crocidurinae
Genus: Paracrocidura
de Balsac, 1956
Type species
Paracrocidura schoutedeni
de Balsac, 1956

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Paracrocidura is a genus of shrews.[1] They are mammals in the family Soricidae. The vernacular name large-headed shrews is sometimes collectively applied to the genus, but has also been applied to the species Crocidura grandiceps.

The genus contains the following species:


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Genus Paracrocidura". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 256. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.