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SPECIES Crocidura musseri

Author:Ruedi and Vogel, 1995.
Citation:Experientia, 51: 175, Fig. 1.
Common Name:Mossy Forest Shrew
Type Locality:Indonesia, C Sulawesi, Gunung Rorekatimbo [0116'S, 12015'E], 2230 m.
Distribution:Known only from type locality.
Comments:Unique karyotype (2n = 32, FN = 54) described by Ruedi and Vogel (1995) who formally named the species (February, 1995). Full description subsequently published (in November) by Ruedi (1995:254). This species is a member of the moss forest guild of small mammals described by Musser (1982, 1987a).



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