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SPECIES Myosorex longicaudatus

Author:Meester and Dippenaar, 1978.
Citation:Ann. Transvaal Mus., 31: 30.
Common Name:Long-tailed Forest Shrew
Type Locality:South Africa, Western Cape Prov., 14 km NNE Knysna, Diepwalle State Forest Station, 3357'S, 2310'E.
Distribution:Endemic to South Africa. Occurs in escarpment forests of SE Western Cape Prov., South Africa, between 2000-3600 m.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Dippenaar (1995) described a distinct population from the Langeberg Mtns whose conservation status he considered as "vulnerable".
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