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SPECIES Microgale talazaci

Author:Major, 1896.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 18: 320.
Common Name:Talazac's Shrew Tenrec
Type Locality:"Forest of the Independent Tanala of Ikongo, in the neighbourhood of Vinanitelo, one days journey south of Fianarantsoa" [50 km SE of Fianarantsoa town and 10 km SSE of Vohitrafeno town, W margin of E forest, Fianarantsoa, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar, 2145S 4717E (MacPhee, 1987)].
Distribution:Northern highlands, eastern humid forest and central highlands of N, E and SE Madagascar.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included in Nesogale, see Thomas (1918), Genest and Petter (1975).
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