Crocidura andamanensis Miller, 1902

Andaman white-toothed shrew, Andaman shrew



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Praesorex andamanensis Miller, 1902


Conservation Status

Last record: 1902

Rediscovered: 1999

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Andaman Islands, India


Biology & Ecology










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Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]



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