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SPECIES Cryptotis peregrina

Author:Merriam, 1895.
Citation:N. Amer. Fauna, 10: 24.
Common Name:Oaxacan Broad-clawed Shrew
Type Locality:Mexico, Oaxaca, Mtns near 15 mi. (24 km) southwest of Oaxaca and just pass Santa Inéz, 9500 ft. (2900 m). Further specified by Woodman and Timm (2000).
Distribution:Mexico, Oaxaca, Sierra de Cuatro Venados and Sierra Yucuyacua.
Comments:C. mexicana group, goldmani subset. Formerly included in mexicana (see Choate, 1970), but raised to species level by Woodman and Timm (1999). Further restricted and defined by Woodman and Timm (2000).



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