Myosorex eisentrauti Heim de Balsac, 1968:20

Eisentraut's mouse shrew



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Myosorex eisentrauti eisentrauti (Heim de Balsac, 1968:20)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1968

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:
Heim de Balsac, H. (1968). Contribution a l'Etude des Soricidae de Fernando Po et du Cameroun. Bonner Zoologische Beitrage 19: 15-42.
Other references:
Heim de Balsac, H. and Meester, J. (1977). Order Insectivora. Part 1. Pp. 1-29, in The mammals of Africa: An identification manual (J. Meester and H. W. Setzer, eds.). [issued 22 Aug 1977]. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., not continuously paginated.
Hutterer, R. (1993). Order Insectivora. Pp. 69-130, in Mammal species of the world, a taxonomic and geographic reference, Second ed. (D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder, eds.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1206 pp.
Hutterer, R. (2008). Myosorex eisentrauti. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 09 September 2012.


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