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SPECIES Crocidura gracilipes

Author:Peters, 1870.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1870: 584.
Common Name:Peters's Musk Shrew
Type Locality:"Auf der Reise nach dem Kilimandscharo"; unidentifiable but usually taken as "Kilimanjaro, Tanzania"; see Moreau et al. (1946:395).
Distribution:Known only from the type specimen with unknown origin.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Does not include hildegardeae; see Demeter and Hutterer (1986:201). A recent examination of the type specimen indicates it might be conspecific with C. cyanea, however, that species is not known from as far north as Tanzania.



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