What is another word for neomys?

3 synonyms found


[ nˈiːə͡ʊmɪz], [ nˈiːə‍ʊmɪz], [ n_ˈiː__əʊ_m_ɪ_z]

Neomys is the scientific name for the genus of shrews commonly known as water shrews. These small mammals are distinguished by their dark fur and semi-aquatic lifestyle, as they hunt for invertebrate prey in and around streams and other bodies of water. While there are no commonly used synonyms for the word "neomys," some related terms include aquatic shrew, swimming shrew, and river shrew. Water shrews play an important role in many ecosystems, helping to control insect populations and serving as a food source for predators such as owls and foxes.

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How to use "Neomys" in context?

Neomys is a genus of rodents in the family Cricetidae. The genus is found in Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The genus contains six species.

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