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SPECIES Crocidura sibirica

Author:Dukelsky, 1930.
Citation:Zool. Anz., 88: 75.
Common Name:Siberian Shrew
Type Locality:Russia, Siberia, S Krasnoyarsky Krai, upper Yenisei River, 96 km S of Minusinsk, Oznatchenoie.
Distribution:C Asia from Lake Issyk Kul to Upper Ob River; Lake Baikal; perhaps also Sinkiang (China) and Mongolia (see Sokolov and Orlov, 1980:50).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes ognevi; see Yudin (1989). Species reviewed by Zaitsev (1993). Genetic data show that sibirica is related to suaveolens and shantungensis (Han et al., 2002).
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    ognevi Stroganov, 1956

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