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SPECIES Crocidura buettikoferi

Author:Jentink, 1888.
Citation:Notes Leyden Mus., 10: 47.
Common Name:Buettikofer's Shrew
Type Locality:Robertsport, Liberia.
Distribution:West African high forest; S Guinea (Heim de Balsac, 1958) to Liberia, Ghana (Decher et al., 1997), and Nigeria (Hutterer and Happold, 1983).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included attila; see Hutterer and Joger (1982). Grubb et al. (1998) discussed a number of possible records from Ghana and Sierra Leone that require confirmation.
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