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SPECIES Sorex (unnamed subgenus, see comments) saussurei

Author:Merriam, 1892.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 7: 173.
Common Name:Saussure's Shrew
Type Locality:"Sierra de Colima, Jalisco, Mexico, (altitude 8000 feet [2438 m])".
Distribution:Colima, Distrito Federal, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Morelos, Puebla, from 2100 to 3650 m or more (Mexico); Guatemala.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Referred to unnamed subgenus by George (1988:456). Populations from Guatemala provisionally included by Junge and Hoffmann (1981) may be distinct and should be carefully studied.
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