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SPECIES Sylvisorex howelli

Author:Jenkins, 1984.
Citation:Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist). Zool., 47: 65.
Common Name:Howell's Forest Shrew
Type Locality:Tanzania, Uluguru Mtns, Morningside.
Distribution:Eastern Arc Mtns (Tanzania): W and E Usambara, Nguru and Uluguru Mtns (Stanley et al., 2000b).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Includes usambarensis, which may represent a distinct species; see Hutterer (1986b). However, the variation among the five populations has to be studied before taxonomic conclusions can be drawn.
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SUBSPECIES usambarensis

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