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SPECIES Sorex (??See comments) planiceps

Author:Miller, 1911.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 24: 242.
Common Name:Kashmir Pygmy Shrew
Type Locality:India, "Dachin, Khistwar, Kashmir (altitude, 9000 feet [2743 m])".
Distribution:Kashmir (India) and N Pakistan.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Considered a subspecies of thibetanus by Dolgov and Hoffmann (1977) and Hoffmann (1987, 1996a, b), but retained by Hutterer (1979) because of larger skull measurements. The problem remains unresolved.
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