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SPECIES Crocidura orientalis

Author:Jentink in Weber, 1890.
Citation:Zool. Ergebn. Reis. Ned. Ost. Ind., I: 124.
Common Name:Oriental Shrew
Type Locality:Indonesia, W Java, Gedeh.
Distribution:Mountains of Java.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Sometimes referred to fuliginosa (Heaney et al., 1987; Jenkins, 1982), but represents a distinct species (Corbet and Hill, 1992; Ruedi, 1995). In Java C. orientalis is confined to the mountains and replaced by C. brunnea in the lowlands. Ruedi (1995) distinguished lawuana as a subspecies. Karyotype has 2n = 38, FN = 56 (Ruedi and Vogel, 1995).
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SUBSPECIES orientalis

SUBSPECIES lawuana

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