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SPECIES Limnogale mergulus

Author:Major, 1896.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 18: 319.
Common Name:Web-footed Tenrec
Type Locality:Madagascar, Imasindrary, NE Betsileo.
Distribution:Freshwater streams of eastern humid forest and central highlands of E Madagascar.
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Morphological evidence suggests that Limnogale and the African Potamogalinae are sister taxa (Asher, 1999).
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