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SPECIES Crocidura floweri

Author:Dollman, 1915.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 15: 515.
Common Name:Flower's Shrew
Type Locality:"Giza, Egypt."
Distribution:Environs of Upper Nile valley and Wadi el Natrun, Egypt (Goodman, 1989).
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Mummified shrews from Ancient Egypt have been identified as C. floweri; see Heim de Balsac and Mein (1971). Possibly related to crossei and arabica; see Hutterer and Harrison (1988).
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