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SPECIES Cryptotis peruviensis

Author:Vivar, Pacheco and Valqui, 1997.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 3202: 7.
Common Name:Peruvian Small-eared Shrew
Type Locality:Peru, Department Cajamarca, Las Ashitas, 3150 m, about 42 km W Jaén (05°42'S, 79°08'W).
Distribution:Only known from elfin forest in N Peru, E and W Andes, at 3150 and 2050 m.
Comments:C. thomasi group. The populations of peruviensis document the southernmost occurrence of Cryptotis in South America (Vivar et al., 1997).
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