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SPECIES Crocidura montis

Author:Thomas, 1906.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 7, 18: 138.
Common Name:Montane White-toothed Shrew
Type Locality:Uganda, "Ruwenzori East, 12,500 [3809 m]" = Bujongolo, Mubuku Valley, eastern slope of Mt. Ruwenzori.
Distribution:Montane forest in C and E Africa; Mt. Ruwenzori and Mt. Elgon (Uganda), Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru (Tanzania), Imatong Mtns (Sudan), Mt. Kenya (Kenya).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly a subspecies of fumosa but see Demeter and Hutterer (1986) and Dippenaar and Meester (1989), who revised the species. Habitat and ecology on Mt. Elgon described by Clausnitzer et al. (2003).



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