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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A case study of six european species of the family Soricidae. Acta Zool.
To investigate whether small mammals, especially bicolored white-toothed shrews (Crocidura leucodon), which act as BDV reservoirs in Switzerland (1,2), harbor BDV in diseaseendemic areas in Bavaria, Germany, we screened 120 small mammals (53 from the family Cricetidae, 41 from the family Muridae, and 26 from the family Soricidae) (Table).