American shrew mole

species of mammal

The American shrew mole (Neurotrichus gibbsii) is the smallest species of mole. It is the only living member of the genus Neurotrichus and the tribe Neurotrichini. It is also known as Gibb's shrew mole and least shrew mole.

American shrew mole[1]
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Neurotrichus
N. gibbsii
Binomial name
Neurotrichus gibbsii
(Baird, 1858)
American shrew mole range


  1. Hutterer, Rainer (2005). Don E. Wilson; DeeAnn M. Reeder (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 303–304. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.
  2. Hammerson, G. (2008). "Neurotrichus gibbsii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 9 February 2010.