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SPECIES Elephantulus intufi

Author:A. Smith, 1834.
Actual Date:1836
Citation:Rept. Exped. Exploring Central Africa, 1834: 42.
Common Name:Bushveld Elephant Shrew
Type Locality:South Africa, North West Province, Marico District, flats beyond Kurrichaine.
Distribution:SW Angola; Namibia; Botswana; N South Africa.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Corbet (1974:5) and Meester et al. (1986:313) declined to recognize subspecies although Corbet and Hanks (1968:90) considered that two might be recognized with alexandri applicable to all but the eastern nominate population.



    alexandri (Ogilby, 1838)
    campbelli Roberts, 1938
    canescens Lundholm, 1955
    kalaharicus Roberts, 1932
    mchughi Roberts, 1946
    mossamedensis Hill and Carter, 1937
    namibensis Roberts, 1938
    omahekensis Lehmann, 1955
    schinzi (Noack, 1889)

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