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Sorex palustris sorex, Linnaeus, 1758; palustris, Richardson, 1828

American Water Shrew

Sorex palustris

Found near water's edge of a small freshwater pond. Note special hairs on the feet that aid swimming. Image credit (c) Kurt Steinbach, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) on 09 July 2019 (via iNaturalist)
eutheria » placentalia » boreoeutheria » eulipotyphla » soricidae
placental mammals » shrews

Taxon Entry

Entry by your local ASM server on 25 January 2020

Citation: [Sorex palustris (ASM Mammal Diversity Database #41410) fetched 2020-01-25. Mammal Diversity Database. 2020.]