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SPECIES Sylvisorex isabellae

Author:Heim de Balsac, 1968.
Citation:Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 19: 31.
Common Name:Bioko Forest Shrew
Type Locality:Equatorial Guinea, Bioko (Fernando Po), Pic Santa Isabel, Refugium, 2000 m.
Distribution:Bioko; a similar form of unsolved taxonomic status occurs in the Bamenda Highlands, Cameroon.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Included in morio by Heim de Balsac and Meester (1977), but represents a distinctly smaller species. Karyotype (2n = 36, FN = 50) of the Bamenda population described by Schlitter et al. (1999).



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