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SPECIES Microgale principula

Author:Thomas, 1926.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 17: 251.
Common Name:Greater Long-tailed Shrew Tenrec
Type Locality:"Midongy-du-Sud, South-east Madagascar" [Midongy Atsimo, Fianarantsoa, Farafangana, 2335S 4701E (MacPhee, 1987)].
Distribution:Eastern humid forest of N, E and SE Madagascar.
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Distribution may be disjunct.
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Synonyms:

    decaryi G. Grandidier, 1928
    sorella Thomas, 1926

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