Crocidura goliath Thomas, 1906

Goliath shrew



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




western Central Africa


Biology & Ecology










Decher, J., Dando, T., Kennerley, R. & Hutterer, R. (2019). Crocidura goliath. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T112518189A113974008. Accessed on 30 September 2022.

Fisher, Diana O. (2011). Trajectories from extinction: where are missing mammals rediscovered? Global Ecology & Biogeography 20: 415-425. [Appendix S1]

Heim de Balsac, H. 1970. L'unité specifique entre Crocidura giffardi de Winton et C. goliath Th. se trouve demontrée grâce aux plus récentes captures effectuées au Cameroun. Bonner zoologische Beiträge 21: 83-88.

Hutterer, R., and Happold, D.C.D. 2013. Crocidura goliath Goliath Shrew. In: Happold, M., and Happold, D.C.D. (eds), Mammals of Africa. Volume IV: Hedgehogs, shews and bats, pp. 83-84. Bloomsbury Publishing, London.

Jacquet, F., Hutterer, R., Nicolas, V., Decher, J., Colyn, M., Couloux, A. and Denys, C. 2013. New status for two African giant forest shrews Crocidura goliath nimbasilvanus and C. g. goliath (Mammalia, Soricomorpha) based on molecular and geometric morphometric analyses. African Zoology 48: 13-29.

Nowak, R. M. (1999). Walkers Mammals of the World. Baltimore, Maryland & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press.


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