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SPECIES Sorex (Otisorex) fumeus

Author:G. M. Miller, 1895.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 10: 50.
Common Name:Smoky Shrew
Type Locality:USA, "Peterboro [Madison Co.], New York."
Distribution:S Ontario, S Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia (Canada); all of New England and Appalachian Mtns and adjacent areas to NE Georgia (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Otisorex. Reviewed by Owen (1984, Mammalian Species No. 215). Karyotype has 2n = 66, FN = 98. Overlaps in distribution and may be easily confused with arcticus in part of its range (Junge and Hoffmann, 1981).
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SUBSPECIES fumeus

SUBSPECIES umbrosus

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