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SPECIES Elephantulus intufi

Author:A. Smith, 1834.
Actual Date:1836
Citation:Rept. Exped. Exploring Central Africa, 1834: 42.
Common Name:Bushveld Elephant Shrew
Type Locality:South Africa, North West Province, Marico District, flats beyond Kurrichaine.
Distribution:SW Angola; Namibia; Botswana; N South Africa.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Corbet (1974:5) and Meester et al. (1986:313) declined to recognize subspecies although Corbet and Hanks (1968:90) considered that two might be recognized with alexandri applicable to all but the eastern nominate population.
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Synonyms:

    alexandri (Ogilby, 1838)
    campbelli Roberts, 1938
    canescens Lundholm, 1955
    kalaharicus Roberts, 1932
    mchughi Roberts, 1946
    mossamedensis Hill and Carter, 1937
    namibensis Roberts, 1938
    omahekensis Lehmann, 1955
    schinzi (Noack, 1889)

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