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SPECIES Echinops telfairi

Author:Martin, 1838.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1838: 17.
Common Name:Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec
Type Locality:Madagascar.
Distribution:Western deciduous forest and spiny bush of S Madagascar.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:The easternmost occurrence of this species was recorded recently in SE Madagascar (Goodman et al., 1999a).
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Synonyms:

    miwarti A. Grandidier, 1869
    nigrescens Petit, 1931
    pallescens Thomas, 1892

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