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SPECIES Crocidura zimmermanni

Author:Wettstein, 1953.
Citation:Z. SSugetierk., 17: 12.
Common Name:Cretan Shrew
Type Locality:Greece, Crete, Ida Mtns, Nida plateau.
Distribution:Highlands of the island of Crete.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:A Pleistocene relict (Reumer, 1986). Formerly regarded as a subspecies of russula but differs in morphology and karyotype (2n = 34, FN = 44); see Vesmanis and Kahmann (1978), Vogel (1986), Vogel et al. (1986), and Pieper (1990).
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