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SPECIES Cryptotis nigrescens

Author:J. A. Allen, 1895.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 7: 339.
Common Name:Blackish Small-eared Shrew
Type Locality:Costa Rica, San José Province, San Isidro.
Distribution:Highlands above 800 m in Costa Rica and W Panama.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:C. nigrescens group. Choate (1970) included mayensis and merriami as subspecies, but see Woodman and Timm (1993) who revised the nigrescens group.
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