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SPECIES Anourosorex squamipes

Author:Milne-Edwards, 1872.
Citation:Rech. Hist. Nat. Mamm.: 264.
Common Name:Chinese Mole Shrew
Type Locality:China, Sichuan Prov., probably Moupin (= Baoxing).
Distribution:Shaanxi, Hubei, Sichuan and Yunnan (China); N and W Burma; E India (Mizoram); North Vietnam; Thailand.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly also included assamensis, schmidi, and yamashinai as subspecies (see Petter, 1963b; Jameson and Jones, 1977; Motokawa and Lin, 2002), but these three are given species rank here. The Indian records are based on measurements of specimens from Mizoram provided by Mandal et al. (1995).
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    capito G. Allen, 1923
    capnias G. Allen, 1923

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