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SPECIES Condylura cristata

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 53.
Common Name:Star-nosed Mole
Type Locality:USA, Pennsylvania.
Distribution:Georgia and NW South Carolina (USA) to Nova Scotia and Labrador (Canada); Great Lakes region to SE Manitoba.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Peterson and Yates (1980, Mammalian Species No. 129) who included parva as a subspecies. However, Hartman (in Wilson and Ruff, 1999) stated that nigra is a synonym of parva, in which case nigra has priority. Karyotype has 2n=34, FN = 64 (Yates and Schmidly, 1975).
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SUBSPECIES cristata

SUBSPECIES nigra

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