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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).
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Synonyms:

    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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