Mammal Species of the World Logo


HOME --> CLASS MAMMALIA  --> ORDER SORICOMORPHA  --> FAMILY Soricidae  --> SUBFAMILY Crocidurinae  --> GENUS Crocidura

SPECIES Crocidura raineyi

Author:Heller, 1912.
Citation:Smithson. Misc. Coll., 60(12): 8-Jul.
Common Name:Rainey's Shrew
Type Locality:Kenya, Mt. Garguez, North Creek.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Since its description C. raineyi has been considered a valid species, but was synonymized by Heim de Balsac and Meester (1977) with C. luna, an error corrected by Dippenaar and Meester (1989).
EXPORT AS CSV Back to search results



  Bucknell Home Page   Biology Department Home Page


©Bucknell Univesity All Rights Reserved
Comments and questions to