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SPECIES Crocidura macowi

Author:Dollman, 1915.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 16: 378.
Common Name:Nyiro Shrew
Type Locality:Kenya, Mt. Nyiro, south of Lake Rudolf [Lake Turkana].
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Regarded as a synonym of hildegardeae by Osgood (1936), but retained as a species by Heim de Balsac and Meester (1977), who noticed similarities to niobe.
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