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Saturday 25 November 2017

Species Sheet


Eisentraut's Forest Shrew, Eisentraut's Mouse Shrew

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Classification - Taxonomy

CLASS Mammals
 ORDER  Insectivora (Eulipotyphla)
  FAMILY   Soricidae
   SUBFAMILY    Myosoricinae
    SUBGENUS     Myosorex
       LATIN NAME      Myosorex eisentrauti
AUTHOR  Heim de Balsac, 1968
SYNONYMS  
HISTORIC  
NOTES  M rumpii and M okuensis are distinct

Location- Threatened

DISTRIBUTION  Montane forest of Bioko Is (= Fernando Poo), Equatorial Guinea over 2,000 m
STATUS  IUCN 1996 : Endangered - IUCN 2009 : Critically Endangered   B1ab(iii)

SUBSPECIES

 Describ subspecies = 3 ; Valid in taxonomy = 0?
 Possible listed subspecies =
0
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