Crocidura macmillani Dollman, 1915

Macmillan's shrew



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1915

Rediscovered: 2002

IUCN RedList status: Near Threatened



Western Plateau, Ethiopia












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