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SPECIES Crocidura whitakeri

Author:de Winton, 1897.
Actual Date:1898
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1897: 954.
Common Name:Whitaker’s Shrew
Type Locality:Morocco, between Morocco City and Mogador, Sierzet.
Distribution:Atlantic and Mediterranean parts of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia; one record from coastal Egypt (Hutterer, 1994). Range in Morocco mapped by Aulagnier and Thévenot (1987); in Algeria by Rzebik-Kowalska (1988); and in Tunisia by Sara and Zanca (1992).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:For synonyms see Hutterer (1987, 1991).



    essaouiranensis Vesmanis and Vesmanis, 1980
    matruhensis Setzer, 1960
    mesatanensis Vesmanis and Vesmanis, 1980
    zaianensis Vesmanis and Vesmanis, 1980

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