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SPECIES Rhynchocyon petersi

Author:Bocage, 1880.
Citation:J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat. Lisboa, ser. 1, 7: 159.
Common Name:Black and Rufous Elephant Shrew
Type Locality:Tanzania, mainland opposite Zanzibar.
Distribution:E Tanzania (including Mafia and Zanzibar); SE Kenya.
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Two subspecies are listed by Corbet and Hanks (1968:64) and Corbet (1974:2). Kingdon (1974a:41) considered petersi a subspecies of cirnei.
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SUBSPECIES petersi

SUBSPECIES adersi

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