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SPECIES Sorex (Otisorex) macrodon

Author:Merriam, 1895.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 10: 82.
Common Name:Large-toothed Shrew
Type Locality:"Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico (altitude 4,200 feet [1280 m])."
Distribution:Oaxaca, Puebla, and Veracruz, in mountains from 4000-9500 ft (1219-2896 m). See Heaney and Birney (1977).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Otisorex. Similar to, and possibly conspecific with, veraepacis (see Junge and Hoffmann, 1981).
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