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SPECIES Sorex (Otisorex) dispar

Author:Batchelder, 1911.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 24: 97.
Common Name:Long-tailed Shrew
Type Locality:USA, "Beede's (sometimes called Keene Heights), in the township of Keene, Essex county, New York". Redescribed by Martin (1966:131) as 0.6 mi. (1 km) S, 0.5 mi. (0.8 km) E St. Huberts, Essex Co., New York, lat. 4409', long. 7346'.
Distribution:Appalachian Mtns from W Virginia to N Carolina and Tenessee; New England, S New Brunswick and adjacent Nova Scotia (Canada).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Otisorex. For comparison with gaspensis see Kirkland and Van Deusen (1979). Reviewed by Kirkland (1981, Mammalian Species No. 155).
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