family Soricidae

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Related to family Soricidae: family Talpidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Soricidae - shrews
mammal family - a family of mammals
Insectivora, order Insectivora - shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs
shrewmouse, shrew - small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
genus Sorex, Sorex - type genus of the family Soricidae: shrews
genus Neomys, Neomys - a genus of Soricidae
Cryptotis, genus Cryptotis - least shrews
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These features indicate a member of the family Soricidae (Gunnell et al.
Class Mammalia Order Insectivora Family Soricidae (Shrews) Sorex hoyi ROM 26380 complete left P4 (Figure 1B).
The Asian musk shrew (Suncus murinus), also called the Asian house shrew, is a small mole-like mammal belonging to the family Soricidae (order Soricomorpha), and wild rats are classified in the family Muridae (order Rodentia).