Anderson's shrew mole

The Anderson's shrew mole (Uropsilus andersoni) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to China. Its species name "andersoni" was chosen to honor American scientific collector Malcolm Playfair Anderson.[2]

Anderson's shrew mole
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Uropsilus
U. andersoni
Binomial name
Uropsilus andersoni
(Thomas, 1911)
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Anderson's shrew mole range


  1. ^ Johnston, C. & Smith, A.T. (2016). "Uropsilus andersoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T41486A22321699. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T41486A22321699.en.
  2. ^ Beolens, B.; Watkins, M.; Grayson, M. (2009). The eponym dictionary of mammals. JHU Press. p. 12. ISBN 9780801895333.