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SPECIES Echinosorex gymnura

Author:Raffles, 1822.
Citation:Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 13: 272.
Common Name:Moonrat
Type Locality:Not given; "Sumatra" [Indonesia] implied.
Distribution:Malayan Peninsula, Borneo and Sumatra, Labuan Isl.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Two subspecies, gymnura (Sumatra and Malay Peninsula) and alba (Borneo) are recognized; see Corbet (1988:128). The common spelling of the specific epithet as gymnurus is incorrect; see Frost et al. (1991:24).
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SUBSPECIES gymnura

SUBSPECIES alba

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