Rhynchocyon chrysopygus — Common names

Golden-rumped Elephant Shrew learn more about names for this taxon

Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
Golden-rumped Elephant Shrew Deniz Martinez, Anage Data, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
golden-rumped elephant-shrew Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Monthly ARKive text import , uBio Trusted
Golden-rumped Sengi Michаel Frаnkis Trusted
Yellow-rumped Elephant Shrew uBio Trusted
Yellow-rumped elephant-shrew uBio Trusted


Name Sources Status
Kultakuonokas Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


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