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SPECIES Crocidura miya

Author:Phillips, 1929.
Citation:Spolia Zeylan., 15: 113.
Common Name:Sri Lankan Long-tailed Shrew
Type Locality:Sri Lanka, Kandyan Hills, Nilambe Dist., Moolgama, 3,000 ft. (914 m).
Distribution:Highlands of C Sri Lanka.
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:A very distinctive species, resembling C. elongata of Sulawesi, or C. dolichura of Africa. Known by a handful of specimens; see Phillips (1980) for further information.
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