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SPECIES Myosorex schalleri

Author:Heim de Balsac, 1966.
Citation:C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 263: 889.
Common Name:Schaller's Mouse Shrew
Type Locality:E Dem. Rep. Congo, Itombwe Mtns, Nzombe (Mwenga).
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Provisionally named by Heim de Balsac (1966b); full description by Heim de Balsac (1967). The type locality was later erroneously shifted to the "Albert N. P." (Heim de Balsac and Meester, 1977); Nzombe is located in the Itombwe Mtns (Hutterer, 1986c).



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