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Sorex (Sorex)  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709705

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderSoricomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilySoricidae G. Fischer, 1814 – shrews  
                                     SubfamilySoricinae G. Fischer, 1814  
                                        TribeSoricini G. Fischer, 1814  
                                           GenusSorex Linnaeus, 1758 – red-toothed shrews  
                                              SubgenusSorex (Sorex) Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 SpeciesSorex alpinus Schinz, 1837 – Alpine Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex antinorii Bonaparte, 1840 – Valais Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex araneus Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Shrew, Eurasian Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex arcticus Kerr, 1792 – black-backed shrew, saddle-back shrew, musaraigne arctique, Arctic Shrew, musaraigne nordique 
                                                 SpeciesSorex arunchi Lapini and Testone, 1998 – Udine Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex asper Thomas, 1914 – Tien Shan Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex averini Zubko, 1937 – Dneper Common Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex bedfordiae Thomas, 1911 – Lesser Striped Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex buchariensis Ognev, 1922 – Buchara Shrew, Pamir Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex caecutiens Laxmann, 1788 – Laxmann's Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex cansulus Thomas, 1912 – Gansu Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex coronatus Millet, 1828 – Millet's Shrew, Crowned Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex cylindricauda Milne-Edwards, 1872 – Stripe-backed Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex daphaenodon Thomas, 1907 – Siberian Large-toothed Shrew, Large-toothed Siberian Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex excelsus G. M. Allen, 1923 – Chinese Highland Shrew, Lofty Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex gracillimus Thomas, 1907 – Slender Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex granarius Miller, 1910 – Iberian Shrew, Lagranja Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex hosonoi Imaizumi, 1954 – Azumi Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex isodon Turov, 1924 – Taiga Shrew, Even-toothed Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex kozlovi Stroganov, 1952 – Kozlov's Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex maritimensis Smith, 1939 – Maritime Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex minutus Linnaeus, 1766 – Eurasian Pygmy Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex raddei Satunin, 1895 – Radde's Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex roboratus Hollister, 1913 – Flat-skulled Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex samniticus Altobello, 1926 – Apennine Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex satunini Ognev, 1922 – Caucasian Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex shinto Thomas, 1905 – Shinto Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex sinalis Thomas, 1912 – Chinese Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex tundrensis Merriam, 1900 – Tundra Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex unguiculatus Dobson, 1890 – Long-clawed Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex volnuchini Ognev, 1922 – Caucasian Pygmy Shrew 
                                                 SpeciesSorex yukonicus Dokuchaev, 1997 – Alaskan Tiny Shrew, Alaska tiny shrew 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Sorex (Sorex)   

 Geographic Information
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