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SPECIES Crocidura allex

Author:Osgood, 1910.
Citation:Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 10(3): 20.
Common Name:East African Highland Shrew
Type Locality:Kenya, "Naivasha, British East Africa".
Distribution:Higlands of SW Kenya; Mt. Kilimanjaro, Meru and Ngorogoro, N Tanzania.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Gureev (1979) listed alpina as a distinct species without comment. Common in the afro-alpine zone at 3500 m on Mt. Kilimanjaro (Shore and Garbett, 1991). For synonyms see Heim de Balsac and Meester (1977).
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Synonyms:

    alpina Heller, 1910
    zinki Heim de Balsac, 1957

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