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SPECIES Crocidura yankariensis

Author:Hutterer and Jenkins, 1980.
Citation:Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Zool., 39: 305.
Common Name:Yankari Shrew
Type Locality:Nigeria, Bauchi State, 16 km E of Yankari Game Reserve boundary, Futuk [950'N, 1055'E].
Distribution:Sudan savanna zone in Cameroon, Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Previously confused with somalica; see Hutterer and Jenkins (1983). Karyotype (2n = 68, FN = 122) described by Schlitter et al. (1999).
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