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SPECIES Sorex (Otisorex) nanus

Author:Merriam, 1895.
Citation:N. Am. Fauna, 10: 81.
Common Name:Dwarf Shrew
Type Locality:USA, "Estes Park [Larimer Co.], Colorado".
Distribution:Rocky Mountains from Montana to New Mexico; South Dakota; Arizona (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Otisorex. Very similar to, and perhaps conspecific with tenellus, see review by Hoffmann and Owen (1980, Mammalian Species No. 131); but George (1988) retained both as distinct species.
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