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SPECIES Crocidura desperata

Author:Hutterer, Jenkins and Verheyen, 1991.
Citation:Oryx, 25: 165.
Common Name:Desperate Shrew
Type Locality:S Tanzania, Rungwa Mtns, mountain bamboo zone above 2000 m.
Distribution:Relict forest patches at Rungwa and Udzungwa Mtns, S Tanzania.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:The relationships of this shrew are still unresolved.
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