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Myosorex  Gray, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 633455

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  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  
                                     SubfamilyMyosoricinae Kretzoi, 1965  
                                        GenusMyosorex Gray, 1838  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Myosorex babaulti Heim de Balsac and Lamotte, 1956 – Babault's Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex blarina Thomas, 1906 – Montane Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex cafer (Sundevall, 1846) – Dark-footed Mouse Shrew, Dark-footed Forest Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex eisentrauti Heim de Balsac, 1968 – Eisentraut's Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex geata (Allen and Loveridge, 1927) – Geata Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex kihaulei Stanley and Hutterer, 2000 – Kihaule's Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex longicaudatus Meester and Dippenaar, 1978 – Long-tailed Forest Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex okuensis Heim de Balsac, 1968 – Oku Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex rumpii Heim de Balsac, 1968 – Rumpi Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex schalleri Heim de Balsac, 1966 – Schaller's Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex sclateri Thomas and Schwann, 1905 – Sclater's Mouse Shrew, Sclater's Tiny Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex tenuis Thomas and Schwann, 1905 – Thin Mouse Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex varius (Smuts, 1832) – Forest Shrew 
                                           Species Myosorex zinki Heim de Balsac and Lamotte, 1956 – Kilimanjaro Mouse Shrew 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Rainer Hutterer  
  Notes: Zoologisches Forschunginstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany   
  Reference for: Myosorex    
       
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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: Myosorex   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Myosorex   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Repenning (1967) grouped Myosorex in the Crocidurinae; Reumer's (1987) Crocidosoricinae would fit as well. Kretzoi (1965) based the tribe Myosoricini on this genus; this name is available and used here for the subfamily. Generic status sometimes questioned; but see Meester (1954). Surdisorex and Congosorex are often included as subgenera but are treated here as full genera, following Thomas (1906b), Hollister (1918), Meester (1953), Heim de Balsac (1966b), Hutterer (1993a) and Hutterer et a...  
 

 

   

 
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