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SPECIES Sorex (Sorex) coronatus

Author:Millet, 1828.
Citation:Faune de Maine-et-Loire, I: 18.
Common Name:Millet's Shrew
Type Locality:France, Main-et-Loire, Blou.
Distribution:W Europe from the Netherlands and NW Germany to France and Switzerland, south to N Spain; also in Jersey (Channel Isls), Liechtenstein and westernmost tip of Austria.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Sorex, S. araneus group. A sibling species of araneus (Meylan and Hausser, 1978), characterized mainly by the karyotype (2n = 22/24, FN = 44). Its distribution broadly overlaps with that of araneus in Germany. Revised by Hausser (1990), range map in Mitchell-Jones et al. (1999).
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