Taxon profile


Round-eared Elephant Shrew
Macroscelides proboscideus (Shaw, 1800)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Macroscelidea - elephant shrews »  family Macroscelididae - elephant shrews »  genus Macroscelides

Other names

= Round-eared Sengi
= Short-eared Elephant Shrew

Least Concern


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Macroscelides proboscideus flavicaudatus Lundholm, 1955

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [45369602]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Macroscelides proboscideus (Shaw, 1800)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Macroscelides proboscideus Shaw, 1800]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Macroscelides proboscideus (Shaw, 1800)]

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