Chodsigoa sodalis Thomas, 1913

Lesser Taiwanese shrew, Koshun shrew



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1913

Rediscovered: 1997

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology










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