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Myosorex schalleri Balsac, 1966:889

Schaller’s mouse shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: pre-1967

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

Schaller’s mouse shrew is only known from the holotype. However, it probably still survives.

 

Distribution

Itombwe Mountains, Democratic Republic of Congo

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype (Kerbis Peterhans & Hutterer, 2008).

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:
 
Heim de Balsac, H. 1966b. Faits nouveaux concernant l'évolution cranio-dentaire des Soricinés (Mammifères Insectivores). Comptes Rendus des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, 263D: 889-892.
 
 
Other references:
 
Heim de Balsac, H. (1967). Faits nouveaux concernant les Myosorex (Soricidae) de l'Afrique orientale. Mammalia 31: 610-628.
 
Heim de Balsac, H. and Meester, J. (1977). Order Insectivora. Part 1. Pp. 1-29, in The mammals of Africa: An identification manual (J. Meester and H. W. Setzer, eds.). [issued 22 Aug 1977].
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., not continuously paginated.
 
Kerbis Peterhans, J. and Hutterer, R. (2008). Myosorex schalleri. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 September 2012.

 

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