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SPECIES Surdisorex polulus

Author:Hollister, 1916.
Citation:Smithson. Misc. Coll., 66(1): 1.
Common Name:Mt. Kenya Mole Shrew
Type Locality:Kenya, west side of Mt. Kenya, 10,700 ft. (3,261 m).
Distribution:Mt. Kenya (Kenya).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Included in genus Myosorex and regarded as a subspecies of norae by Heim de Balsac and Meester (1977); however, both species form a quite distinct clade (Hutterer et al., 2002b). For ecology and distribution see Duncan and Wrangham (1971).
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