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SPECIES Crocidura xantippe

Author:Osgood, 1910.
Citation:Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 10: 19.
Common Name:Xanthippe's Shrew
Type Locality:Kenya, Voi.
Distribution:Nyiru, Voi, Tsavo (SE Kenya); Usambara Mtns (Tanzania).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Status uncertain; probably related to hirta. Not to be confused with Crocidura xanthippe Bate, 1937 (replaced by C. samaritana Bate, 1937), a Pleistocene shrew from Palestine.
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