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SPECIES Sylvisorex vulcanorum

Author:Hutterer and Verheyen, 1985.
Citation:Z. SSugetierk., 50: 266.
Common Name:Volcano Shrew
Type Locality:Rwanda, Parc National des Volcans, Karisoke (028'S, 2929'E, 3,100 m).
Distribution:High altitude rainforest of E Dem. Rep. Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc); of conservation concern (Nicoll and Rathbun, 1990:21).
Comments:One of the smallest species in the genus; rather similar to S. granti.
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