Yucatan small-eared shrew

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Yucatan small-eared shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
C. mayensis
Binomial name
Cryptotis mayensis
(Merriam, 1901)
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Yucatan small-eared shrew range

The Yucatan small-eared shrew (Cryptotis mayensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is mainly known from lowlands of Guatemala, Belize and Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula,[2] where it has been found in dry scrubland and tropical dry forest at elevations below 100 m.[1] It is threatened by deforestation.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Cuarón, A. D.; de Grammont, P. C.; Woodman, N.; Matson, J. (2016). "Cryptotis mayensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T136488A22284758. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T136488A22284758.en. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  2. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). "Order Soricomorpha". 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. 272. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.