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SPECIES Suncus dayi

Author:Dobson, 1888.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 1: 428.
Common Name:Day's Shrew
Type Locality:India, Cochin, Trichur.
Distribution:Montane evergreen forest of S India (Trichur and Nilgiri Hills).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:New records provided and relationships discussed by Jenkins et al. (1998). Based on the analysis of RNA sequences, S. dayi is sister of the African S. megalura (Querouil et al., 2001).
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