Himalayan shrew

The Himalayan shrew (Soriculus nigrescens) is found in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal, is currently the only species in the genus Soriculus within the tribe Nectogalini, although the species Chodsigoa and Episoriculus, which occur in southeastern Asia, as well as those of the fossil European genus Asoriculus, were formerly included there.

Himalayan shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Soriculus
Blyth, 1854
S. nigrescens
Binomial name
Soriculus nigrescens
(Gray, 1842)
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Himalayan shrew range


  1. ^ Molur, S. (2016). "Soriculus nigrescens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T41434A22319613. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T41434A22319613.en.