Catalog Number: USNM 163089
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Mammals
Sex/Stage: Female; Adult
Preparation: Skin; Skull
Collector(s): J. Loring
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Mount Kenia [= Kenya], W slope, Kenya, Africa
Elevation (m): 3048
- Type: Heller, E. 1910 Jul 22. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 56 (9): 5.
Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- 2004Least Concern
East African highland shrew
The East African highland shrew (Crocidura allex) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and swamps.
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