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SPECIES Atelerix sclateri

Author:Anderson, 1895.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1895: 415.
Common Name:Somali Hedgehog
Type Locality:[Somalia], "Taf in Central Somaliland."
Distribution:N Somalia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Closely related to albiventris and might be only a subspecies, see Corbet (1988:152). Reviewed by Poduschka (1990).
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