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SPECIES Macroscelides proboscideus

Author:Shaw, 1800.
Citation:Gen. Zool. Syst. Nat. Hist., 1(2, Mammalia): 536.
Common Name:Short-eared Elephant Shrew
Type Locality:South Africa, Western Cape Province, Oudtshoorn Div., Roodeval.
Distribution:W, NW and SC South Africa; S Namibia.
Status:IUCN Least Concern.
Comments:Meester et al. (1986:310) listed two subspecies.
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SUBSPECIES proboscideus

SUBSPECIES flavicaudatus

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