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SPECIES Crocidura grandiceps

Author:Hutterer, 1983.
Citation:Rev. Suisse Zool., 90: 699.
Common Name:Large-headed Shrew
Type Locality:Ghana, Sefwi-Wiawso, Krokosua Hills, N of Asempanaya (Asampaniye).
Distribution:High forest regions of Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, and possibly Cameroon (Hutterer and Schlitter, 1996).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Genetically allied to the turba-poensis complex (Querouil et al., In Press). Karyotype has 2n = 46, FN = 68 (Schlitter et al., 1999).
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