Myosorex schalleri Balsac, 1966:889

Schaller’s mouse shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

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 & Ecology

 

 

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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