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SPECIES Microgale gracilis

Author:Major, 1896.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 18: 321.
Common Name:Gracile Shrew Tenrec
Type Locality:Ambohimitombo forest, Madagascar [Ambohimitombo town, 43 km by road SE of Ambositra, 10 km into eastern forest, Fianarantsoa, 2043S 4726E (MacPhee, 1987)].
Distribution:Eastern humid forest and central highlands of N, E and SE Madagascar.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Formerly included in Oryzorictes (see Major, 1896) and Leptogale (see Thomas, 1918a).
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