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Crocidura  Wagler, 1832
Taxonomic Serial No.: 633452

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderSoricomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilySoricidae G. Fischer, 1814 – shrews  
                                     SubfamilyCrocidurinae Milne-Edwards, 1872 – white-toothed shrews  
                                        GenusCrocidura Wagler, 1832  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Crocidura aleksandrisi Vesmanis, 1977 – Cyrenaica Shrew, Alexandrian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura allex Osgood, 1910 – East African Highland Shrew, Highland Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura andamanensis Miller, 1902 – Andaman Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura ansellorum Hutterer and Dippenaar, 1987 – Ansell's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura arabica Hutterer and Harrison, 1988 – Arabian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura arispa Spitzenberger, 1971 – Jackass Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura armenica Gureev, 1963 – Armenian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura attenuata Milne-Edwards, 1872 – Asian Gray Shrew, Indochinese Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura attila Dollman, 1915 – Hun Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura baileyi Osgood, 1936 – Bailey's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura baluensis Thomas, 1898 – Kinabalu Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura batesi Dollman, 1915 – Bate's Shrew, Bates's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura beatus Miller, 1910 – Mindanao Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura beccarii Dobson, 1887 – Beccari's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura bottegi Thomas, 1898 – Bottego's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura bottegoides Hutterer and Yalden, 1990 – Bale Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura brunnea Jentink, 1888 – Thick-tailed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura buettikoferi Jentink, 1888 – Buettikofer's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura caliginea Hollister, 1916 – African Dusky Shrew, African Foggy Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura canariensis Hutterer, Lopez-Jurado and Vogel, 1987 – Canarian Shrew, Canary Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura caspica Thomas, 1907 – Caspian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura cinderella Thomas, 1911 – Cinderella Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura congobelgica Hollister, 1916 – Congo White-toothed Shrew, Congo Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura crenata Brosset, Dubost and Heim de Balsac, 1965 – Long-footed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura crossei Thomas, 1895 – Crosse's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura cyanea (Duvernoy, 1838) – Reddish-gray Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura denti Dollman, 1915 – Dent's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura desperata Hutterer, Jenkins and Verheyen, 1991 – Desperate Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura dhofarensis Hutterer and Harrison, 1988 – Dhofar Shrew, Dhofarian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura dolichura Peters, 1876 – Long-tailed Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura douceti Heim de Balsac, 1958 – Doucet's Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura dsinezumi (Temminck, 1842) – Dsinezumi Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura eisentrauti Heim de Balsac, 1957 – Eisentraut's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura elgonius Osgood, 1910 – Elgon Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura elongata Miller and Hollister, 1921 – Elongated Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura erica Dollman, 1915 – Heather Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura fischeri Pagenstecher, 1885 – Fischer's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura flavescens (I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1827) – Greater Red Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura floweri Dollman, 1915 – Flower's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura foetida Peters, 1870 – Bornean Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura foxi Dollman, 1915 – Fox's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura fuliginosa (Blyth, 1855) – Southeast Asian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura fulvastra (Sundevall, 1843) – Savanna Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura fumosa Thomas, 1904 – Smoky White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura fuscomurina (Heuglin, 1865) – Bicolored Musk Shrew, Tiny Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura glassi Heim de Balsac, 1966 – Glass's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura gmelini (Pallas, 1811) – Gmelin's White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura goliath Thomas, 1906 – Goliath Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura gracilipes Peters, 1870 – Peters's Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura grandiceps Hutterer, 1983 – Large-headed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura grandis Miller, 1911 – Greater Mindanao Shrew, Mount Malindang Shrew, Mt. Malindang Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura grassei Brosset, Dubost and Heim de Balsac, 1965 – Grasse's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura grayi Dobson, 1890 – Luzon Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura greenwoodi Heim de Balsac, 1966 – Greenwood's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura harenna Hutterer and Yalden, 1990 – Harenna Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura hildegardeae Thomas, 1904 – Hildegarde's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura hilliana Jenkins and Smith, 1995 – Hill's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura hirta Peters, 1852 – Lesser Red Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura hispida Thomas, 1913 – Andaman Spiny Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura horsfieldii (Tomes, 1856) – Horsfield's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura hutanis Ruedi and Vogel, 1995 – Hutan Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura ichnusae Festa, 1912 – North African White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura indochinensis Robinson and Kloss, 1922 – Indochinese Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura jacksoni Thomas, 1904 – Jackson's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura jenkinsi Chakraborty, 1978 – Jenkin's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura jouvenetae Heim de Balsac, 1958 – Jouvenet's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura katinka Bate, 1937 – Katinka's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura kivuana Heim de Balsac, 1968 – Kivu Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura lamottei Heim de Balsac, 1968 – Lamotte's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura lanosa Heim de Balsac, 1968 – Kivu Long-haired Shrew, Lemara Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura lasiura Dobson, 1890 – Ussuri White-toothed Shrew, Ussuri Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura latona Hollister, 1916 – Latona's Shrew, Latona Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura lea Miller and Hollister, 1921 – Sulawesi Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura lepidura Lyon, 1908 – Sumatran Giant Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura leucodon (Hermann, 1780) – Bicolored Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura levicula Miller and Hollister, 1921 – Sulawesi Tiny Shrew, Celebes Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura littoralis Heller, 1910 – Naked-tail Shrew, Butiaba Naked-tailed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura longipes Hutterer and Happold, 1983 – Savanna Swamp Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura lucina Dippenaar, 1980 – Lucina's Shrew, Moorland Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura ludia Hollister, 1916 – Ludia's Shrew, Dramatic Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura luna Dollman, 1910 – Moonshine Shrew, Greater Gray-brown Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura lusitania Dollman, 1915 – Mauritanian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura macarthuri St. Leger, 1934 – MacArthur's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura macmillani Dollman, 1915 – MacMillan's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura macowi Dollman, 1915 – Nyiro Shrew, Macow's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura malayana Robinson and Kloss, 1911 – Malayan Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura manengubae Hutterer, 1982 – Manenguba Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura maquassiensis Roberts, 1946 – Makwassie Musk Shrew, Maquassie Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura mariquensis (A. Smith, 1844) – Swamp Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura maurisca Thomas, 1904 – Gracile Naked-tailed Shrew, Dark Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura maxi Sody, 1936 – Javanese Shrew, Max's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura mindorus Miller, 1910 – Mindoro Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura miya Phillips, 1929 – Sri Lankan Long-tailed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura monax Thomas, 1910 – Kilimanjaro Shrew, Rombo Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura monticola Peters, 1870 – Sunda Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura montis Thomas, 1906 – Montane White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura muricauda (Miller, 1900) – West African Long-tailed Shrew, Mouse-tailed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura musseri Ruedi and Vogel, 1995 – Mossy Forest Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura mutesae Heller, 1910 – Ugandan Musk Shrew, Uganda Large-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nana Dobson, 1890 – Somali Dwarf Shrew, Dwarf White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nanilla Thomas, 1909 – Savanna Dwarf Shrew, Tiny White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura negligens Robinson and Kloss, 1914 – Peninsular Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura negrina Rabor, 1952 – Negros Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nicobarica Miller, 1902 – Nicobar Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nigeriae Dollman, 1915 – Nigerian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nigricans Bocage, 1889 – Blackish White-toothed Shrew, Black White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nigripes Miller and Hollister, 1921 – Black-footed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nigrofusca Matschie, 1895 – African Black Shrew, Tenebrous Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura nimbae Heim de Balsac, 1956 – Nimba Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura niobe Thomas, 1906 – Niobe's Shrew, Stony Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura obscurior Heim de Balsac, 1958 – West African Pygmy Shrew, Obscure White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura olivieri (Lesson, 1827) – African Giant Shrew, Olivier's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura orientalis Jentink in Weber, 1890 – Oriental Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura orii Kuroda, 1924 – Ryukyu Shrew, Amami Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura palawanensis Taylor, 1934 – Palawan Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura paradoxura Dobson, 1886 – Sumatran Long-tailed Shrew, Paradox Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura parvipes Osgood, 1910 – Small-footed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura pasha Dollman, 1915 – Sahelian Tiny Shrew, Pasha Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura pergrisea Miller, 1913 – Pale Gray Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura phaeura Osgood, 1936 – Guramba Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura picea Sanderson, 1940 – Cameroonian Shrew, Pitch Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura pitmani Barclay, 1932 – Pitman's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura planiceps Heller, 1910 – Flat-headed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura poensis (Fraser, 1843) – Fraser's Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura polia Hollister, 1916 – Polia's Shrew, Fuscous Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura pullata Miller, 1911 – Kashmir White-toothed Shrew, Dusky Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura raineyi Heller, 1912 – Rainey's Shrew, Rainey Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura ramona Ivanitskaya, Shenbrot and Nevo, 1996 – Negev Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura rapax G. Allen, 1923 – Chinese White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura religiosa (I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1827) – Egyptian Pygmy Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura rhoditis Miller and Hollister, 1921 – Sulawesi White-handed Shrew, Temboan Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura roosevelti (Heller, 1910) – Roosevelt's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura russula (Hermann, 1780) – Greater White-toothed Shrew, White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura selina Dollman, 1915 – Ugandan Lowland Shrew, Moon Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura serezkyensis Laptev, 1929 – Lesser Rock Shrew, Serezkaya Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura shantungensis Miller, 1901 – Asian Lesser White-toothed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura sibirica Dukelsky, 1930 – Siberian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura sicula Miller, 1900 – Sicilian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura silacea Thomas, 1895 – Lesser Gray-brown Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura smithii Thomas, 1895 – Desert Musk Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura somalica Thomas, 1895 – Somali Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura stenocephala Heim de Balsac, 1979 – Kahuzi Swamp Shrew, Narrow-headed Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura suaveolens (Pallas, 1811) – Lesser White-toothed Shrew, Lesser Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura susiana Redding and Lay, 1978 – Iranian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura tanakae Kuroda, 1938 – Taiwanese Gray Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura tansaniana Hutterer, 1986 – Tanzanian Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura tarella Dollman, 1915 – Tarella Shrew, Ugandan Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura tarfayensis Vesmanis and Vesmanis, 1980 – Saharan Shrew, Tarfaya Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura telfordi Hutterer, 1986 – Telford's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura tenuis (Müller, 1840) – Timor Shrew, Thin Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura thalia Dippenaar, 1980 – Thalia's Shrew, Thalia Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura theresae Heim de Balsac, 1968 – Therese's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura thomensis (Bocage, 1887) – São Tomé Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura trichura Dobson in Thomas, 1889 – Christmas Island Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura turba Dollman, 1910 – Turbo Shrew, Tumultuous Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura ultima Dollman, 1915 – Ultimate Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura usambarae Dippenaar, 1980 – Usambara Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura viaria (I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1834) – Savanna Path Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura virgata Sanderson, 1940 – Mamfe Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura voi Osgood, 1910 – Voi Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura vorax G. Allen, 1923 – Voracious Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura vosmaeri Jentink, 1888 – Banka Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura watasei Kuroda, 1924 – Lesser Ryukyu Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura whitakeri de Winton, 1898 – Whitaker's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura wimmeri Heim de Balsac and Aellen, 1958 – Wimmer's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura wuchihensis Wang, 1966 – Hainan Island Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura xantippe Osgood, 1910 – Xanthippe's Shrew, Vermiculate Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura yankariensis Hutterer and Jenkins, 1980 – Yankari Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura zaphiri Dollman, 1915 – Zaphir's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura zarudnyi Ognev, 1928 – Zarudny's Rock Shrew, Zarudny's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura zimmeri Osgood, 1936 – Upemba Shrew, Zimmer's Shrew 
                                           Species Crocidura zimmermanni Wettstein, 1953 – Cretan Shrew, Zimmermann's Shrew 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Rainer Hutterer  
  Notes: Zoologisches Forschunginstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany   
  Reference for: Crocidura    
       
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Crocidura   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crocidura   
       

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  Comment: Comments: Eurasian species revised by Jenkins (1976), Indomalayan and Philippine species by Heaney and Ruedi (1994) and Ruedi (1995), Chinese species by Jiang and Hoffmann (2001). Phenetic and Phylogenetic relationships of African and Palearctic species studied by Butler et al. (1989), Maddalena (1990) and McLellan (1994), and of Asian and Indomalayan species by Heaney and Ruedi (1994), Ruedi (1996), and Ruedi et al. (1998). Karyotypes of SE Asian species described by Ruedi and Vogel (1995), those of...  
 

 

   

 
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