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SPECIES Sorex (Otisorex) veraepacis

Author:Alston, 1877.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1877: 445.
Common Name:Verapaz Shrew
Type Locality:"Coban (Vera Paz) [Alta Verapaz], Guatemala."
Distribution:Montane forests of C Guerrero, Puebla, and Veracruz, south through the highlands of Oaxaca and Chiapas (Mexico), to SW Guatemala.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Otisorex. Mexican subspecies according to Carraway (ms).
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SUBSPECIES veraepacis

SUBSPECIES chiapensis

SUBSPECIES mutabilis

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