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Microgale grandidieri
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Range western and southwestern Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Afrosoricida
Family Tenrecidae
Genus Microgale
Species Microgale grandidieri

Microgale grandidieri is a species of tenrec in the Tenrecidae family, occurring in the dry forests of western and southwestern Madagascar. Populations of this species were formerly included in Microgale brevicaudata; Microgale grandidieri was described as a separate species in 2009 based on differences in morphology and DNA sequences.