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SPECIES Elephantulus edwardii

Author:A. Smith, 1839.
Citation:Illustr. Zool. S. Afr. Mamm.: pl. 14.
Common Name:Cape Elephant Shrew
Type Locality:South Africa, Western Cape Province, Oliphants River.
Distribution:W and SC South Africa.
Status:IUCN Least Concern.
Comments:Corbet and Hanks (1968:97) suggested there might be a western and eastern subspecies.
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Synonyms:

    capensis Roberts, 1924
    edwardsii (Sclater, 1901)
    karoensis Roberts, 1938

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