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SPECIES Myosorex babaulti

Author:Heim de Balsac and Lamotte, 1956.
Citation:Mammalia, 20: 150.
Common Name:Babault's Mouse Shrew
Type Locality:Dem. Rep. Congo, Kivu.
Distribution:Mountains west and east of Lake Kivu, including Idjwi Isl (Dem. Rep. Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included in blarina; but see Dieterlen and Heim de Balsac (1979). The species does not co-occur with blarina in the Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Uganda, as suggested by Kasangaki et al. (2003) (Kerbis Peterhans, pers. comm., 2004).
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