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Noun1.Insectivora - shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Lipotyphla, suborder Lipotyphla - moles; hedgehogs; true shrews
Menotyphla, suborder Menotyphla - elephant shrews; tree shrews
insectivore - small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
family Tenrecidae, Tenrecidae - tenrecs and extinct related forms
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The small family of elephant shrews or sengis (order Macroscelidea) represents a monophyletic radiation endemic to Africa and which was long placed within the polyphyletic group 'Insectivora' (Rathbun & Rathbun, 2006).
Patterns of geographic variation of Talpa romana (Insectivora, Talpidae).
Monotremata, Insectivora, Scandentia and Cetacea show a 'primitive splenic type' distinguished by a closed circulation.
1999: The communities of terrestrial small mammals (Insectivora, Rodentia) of the Nebrodi Mountains (northeastern Sicily).
rodents caught) Rodentia Muridae Bandicota indica (57) Bandicota savilei (51) Berylmys berdmorei (3) Mus caroli (4) Mus cervicolor (6) Niviventer fulvescens (1) Rattus berdmorei (25) Rattus exulans (78) Rattus norvegicus (4) Rattus tanezumi (189) Sciuridae Menetes berdmorei (16) Insectivora Tupaiiae Tupaia belangeri (3) Tupaia glis (25) 2 Orders 3 Families 13 Species Order Seropositivity Pathogen Detection (No.
Evolution and biogeography of Mexican small-eared shrews of the Cryptotis mexicana group (Insectivora: Soricidae).
[1] Agrane, S., 2001--Insectivorie du herisson d'Algerie, Atelerix algirus (Lerebouillet, 1842) (Mammalia, Insectivora) en Mitidja orientale (Alger) et pres du lac Ichkeul (Tunisie).
Fossil shrews (Insectivora: Soricidae) from the late Pleistocene of Colorado.
[24] carried out a survey from 20th April to 30th May 1963 on systematic and bacteriological situation of 239 rodents and insectivora captured in Benguela district, as well as the identification of their fleas and those taken from local domestics dogs, with the objective of knowing the plague situation in that district, in which areas with plague had been recorded in the past.