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SPECIES Rhynchocyon chrysopygus

Author:Günther, 1881.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1881: 164.
Common Name:Golden-rumped Elephant Shrew
Type Locality:Kenya, Mombasa.
Distribution:E Kenya.
Status:IUCN – Endangered.
Comments:Kingdon (1974a:41) considered chrysopygus as a subspecies of cirnei. See Rathbun (1979, Mammalian Species, 117).
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