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SPECIES Myosorex sclateri

Author:Thomas and Schwann, 1905.
Citation:Abstr. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1905(15): 10.
Common Name:Sclater's Mouse Shrew
Type Locality:South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Prov., Zululand, Ngoye hills, 250 m.
Distribution:Wet habitats in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Provisionally regarded as a distinct species by Wolhuter (in Smithers, 1983:3); occurs in sympatry with cafer and has a different karyotype (2n = 38). Meester et al. (1986) included sclateri in cafer.
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    affinis Thomas and Schwann, 1905
    talpinus Thomas and Schwann, 1905

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