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Yucatan small-eared shrew

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Yucatan small-eared shrew

Yucatan small-eared shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
Species: C. mayensis
Binomial name
Cryptotis mayensis
(Merriam, 1901)
Yucatan small-eared shrew range

The Yucatan small-eared shrew (Cryptotis mayensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is mainly known from lowlands of Guatemala, Belize and Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula,[2] where it has been found in dry scrubland and tropical dry forest at elevations below 100 m.[1] It is threatened by deforestation.[1]


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