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SPECIES Crocidura somalica

Author:Thomas, 1895.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 16: 52.
Common Name:Somali Shrew
Type Locality:Ethiopia, Middle Webi Shebeli (about 530'N, 44E) near Geledi (Galadi).
Distribution:Dry savannas and semi-desert areas of Ethiopia, Sudan, and probably Somalia; Mali.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Hutterer and Jenkins (1983). Recently recorded from the Sahara (Mali) by Hutterer et al. (1992c), who regarded the subspecies dhofarensis from Oman as specifically distinct; see under dhofarensis.
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