American water shrew

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American water shrew[1]
Northern water shrew with young.jpg
American water shrew with newborn youn
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
S. palustris
Binomial name
Sorex palustris
Sorex palustris distribution.svg
Distribution of the American water shrew in Northern America

The American water shrew (Sorex palustris) is a type of shrew. It is also called a northern water shrew. It is found throughout the mountain ranges of the northern United States and in Canada and Alaska.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hutterer, Rainer (2005). Don E. Wilson; DeeAnn M. Reeder (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 294. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.
  2. Whittaker, J.C.; Hammerson, G. & Norris, S.J. (2008). "Sorex palustris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  3. Carmen, Ma. "Sorex palustris (water shrew)". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 2020-09-15.