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SPECIES Blarina hylophaga

Author:Elliot, 1899.
Citation:Field Columb. Mus. Publ., Zool. Ser., 1: 287.
Common Name:Elliot's Short-tailed Shrew
Type Locality:USA, Oklahoma, Murray Co., Dougherty.
Distribution:USA: S Nebraska and SW Iowa south to S Texas; east to Missouri and NW Arkansas; Oklahoma; extending into Louisiana.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Original spelling hulophaga Elliot, 1899, corrected to hylophaga by Elliot (1905). Formerly included in carolinensis, but separated as a distinct species by George et al. (1982). Karyotype 2n = 52, FN = 64-66 (Zima et al., 1998). Molecular data suggest that this is the basal taxon of the genus (Brandt and Ortí, 2002).
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SUBSPECIES hylophaga



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