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SPECIES Crocidura usambarae

Author:Dippenaar, 1980.
Citation:Ann. Transvaal Mus., 32: 128.
Common Name:Usambara Shrew
Type Locality:Tanzania, Western Usambara Mtns, Shume, 16 mi. (26 km) N. Lushoto.
Distribution:Western and Eastern Usambara Mtns and South Pare Mountains, NE Tanzania. perhaps also Ngozi Crater, SW Tanzania (Stanley et al., 1996, 2000b).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Dippenaar (1980:126) included the species into the monax group. A skin recorded by this author from the Poroto Mtns (S Tanzania) may belong to a different species.
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