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SPECIES Sorex (Sorex) averini

Author:Zubko, 1937.
Citation:Kharkov A. Gorky-State Univ., Proc. Zool.-Biol. Inst., 4: 300.
Common Name:Dneper Common Shrew
Type Locality:Ukraine, Kherson Region, Golaja Pristan.
Distribution:Recorded from the Lower Dneper Region, Ukraine.
Comments:Subgenus Sorex. Zagorodnyuk (1996c) defined this larger form as an allospecies of S. araneus. The species differs in larger external and cranial measurements from the allopatric common shrew (Zubko, 1937).
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