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Definition of Mole shrew

Mole shrew
Duck mole. See under Duck. Golden mole. See Chrysochlore. Mole cricket (Zo["o]l.), an orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllotalpa, which excavates subterranean galleries, and throws up mounds of earth resembling those of the mole. It is said to do damage by injuring the roots of plants. The common European species (Gryllotalpa vulgaris), and the American (G. borealis), are the best known. Mole rat (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of Old World rodents of the genera Spalax, Georychus, and several allied genera. They are molelike in appearance and habits, and their eyes are small or rudimentary. Mole shrew (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of short-tailed American shrews of the genus Blarina, esp. B. brevicauda. Water mole, the duck mole.

Meaning of Mole shrew from wikipedia

- shrew mole and least shrew mole. It is not closely related to the Asian shrew mole (Uropsilus in Urotrichini). The reason that it is called a "shrew mole"...
- Shrews (family Soricidae) are small mole-like mammals classified in the order Eulipotyphla. True shrews are not to be confused with treeshrews, otter...
- Anourosorex (Asian mole shrews) ****am mole shrew, A. ****amensis Giant mole shrew, A. schmidi Chinese mole shrew, A. squamipes Taiwanese mole shrew, A. yamashinai...
- The Etruscan shrew (Suncus etruscus), also known as the Etruscan pygmy shrew or the white-toothed pygmy shrew, is the smallest known extant mammal by m****...
- The family Talpidae (/ˈtælpɪdiː/) includes the moles, shrew moles, desmans, and other intermediate forms of small insectivorous mammals of the order Eulipotyphla...
- The gracile shrew mole (Uropsilus gracilis) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is found in China and Myanmar. Chiozza, F. (2017). "Uropsilus...
- A mole shrew is a shrew that resembles a mole. Species with this name include: Two species in the genus Surdisorex, native to Kenya: Aberdare mole shrew...
- S2CID 15216919. Catania, Kenneth C. (2000). "Mechanosensory organs of moles, shrew-moles, and desmans: a survey of the family Talpidae with comments on the...
- mole Genus Urotrichus: ****anese shrew mole Tribe Neurotrichini New World shrew moles Genus Neurotrichus: American shrew mole (US Pacific Northwest, southwest...
- The shrew moles (Uropsilus) are shrew-like members of the mole family of mammals endemic to the forested, high-alpine region bordering China, Myanmar,...