Taiwanese brown-toothed shrew

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Taiwanese brown-toothed shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Episoriculus
E. fumidus
Binomial name
Episoriculus fumidus
(Thomas, 1913)[2][3]
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Taiwanese brown-toothed shrew range

Soriculus fumidus[4][5]

The Taiwanese brown-toothed shrew (Episoriculus fumidus) is a species of shrew in the Nectogalini tribe.[3] It is found only in Taiwan.[6] It prefers dense ground cover in forests and subalpine shrublands in high mountains of central Taiwan.[1]


  1. ^ a b Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2008). "Episoriculus fumidus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  2. ^ Namebank Record Detail. Ubio.org (2007-05-23). Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  3. ^ a b Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. JHU Press. p. 278. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.
  4. ^ Taxonomy browser (Episoriculus fumidus). Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved on 2011-10-21.
  5. ^ http://starcentral.mbl.edu/microscope/portal.php?pagetitle=classification&BLCHID=24-3383
  6. ^ Mammal Species of the World - Browse: fumidus. Bucknell.edu. Retrieved on 2011-10-21.