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SPECIES Elephantulus brachyrhynchus

Author:A. Smith, 1834.
Actual Date:1836
Citation:Rept. Exped. Exploring Central Africa, 1834: 42.
Common Name:Short-snouted Elephant Shrew
Type Locality:"The country between Lake Latakoo and the Tropic" (= South Africa, Northern Cape Province, Kuruman, to S Botswana).
Distribution:N South Africa; NE Namibia; E and N Botswana; Angola; Zimbabwe; Malawi; Zambia; S Dem. Rep. Congo; Mozambique; Tanzania; Kenya and Uganda.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Corbet (1974:5) and Meester et al. (1986:311) regarded variation as clinal and did not recognize any subspecies.
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Synonyms:

    albiventer (Osgood, 1910)
    brachyura (Bocage, 1882)
    brevirostris (Schinz, 1844)
    delamerei (Thomas, 1901)
    langi (Roberts, 1929)
    luluae (Matschie, 1926)
    mababiensis (Roberts, 1932)
    selindensis (Roberts, 1937)
    shortridgei (Roberts, 1929)
    tzaneenensis (Roberts, 1929)

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