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SPECIES Crocidura hildegardeae

Author:Thomas, 1904.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 14: 240.
Common Name:Hildegarde's Shrew
Type Locality:Kenya, Fort Hall.
Distribution:Forests in C and E Africa south to Tanzania.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Does not include gracilipes; see Dieterlen and Heim de Balsac (1979) and Demeter and Hutterer (1986). Gureev (1979) listed ibeana, lutreola, and maanjae as distinct species without comment. Does not include virgata; see under that name. The remaining synonyms are in need of revision. A karyotype from Burundi has 2n = 52, FN = 76 (Maddalena and Ruedi, 1994).For synonyms see Heim de Balsac and Meester (1977).



    altae Heller, 1912
    ibeana Dollman, 1915
    lutreola Heller, 1912
    maanjae Heller, 1910
    phaios Setzer, 1956
    procera Heller, 1912
    rubecula Dollman, 1915

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