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SPECIES Crocidura fuscomurina

Author:Heuglin, 1865.
Citation:Leopoldina, 5, in Nouv. Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol., 32: 36.
Common Name:Bicolored Musk Shrew
Type Locality:Sudan, Bahr-el-Ghazal, Meshra-el-Req.
Distribution:Sudan and Guinea savanna from Senegal to Ethiopia, and south to South Africa.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Hutterer (1983b). Karyotype from Burundi has 2n = 56, FN = 86 (Maddalena and Ruedi, 1994). C. planiceps may belong here but relationships are yet unsolved.
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Synonyms:

    bicolor Bocage, 1889
    bovei Dobson, 1887
    cuninghamei Thomas, 1904
    fuscomurinus (Heuglin, 1865)
    glebula Dollmann, 1916
    hendersoni Dollman, 1915
    marita Thomas and Hinton, 1923
    sansibarica Neumann, 1900
    tephragaster Setzer, 1956
    tephronotus Heim de Balsac, 1968
    woosnami Dollman, 1915

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