Reddish-gray Musk Shrew

Reddish-gray Musk Shrew
Reddish-gray Musk Shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. cyanea
Binomial name
Crocidura cyanea
(Duvernoy, 1838)
Reddish-gray Musk Shrew range

The Reddish-gray Musk Shrew (Crocidura cyanea) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and caves.


  1. ^ Baxter, R., Hutterer, R., Griffin, M. & Howell, K. (2008). Crocidura cyanea. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 5 October 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.