Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Anourosorexassamensis, Assam Mole Shrew [English]
Comments: Blanford (1888) and Allen (1938) considered A. assamensis as a species distinct from A. squamipes. Mandal and Das (1969) reported on a series of mole shrews from Assam and noted their larger size in comparison to the Chinese population, an observation corroborated by my study of specimens in the FMNH. These differences were neatly shown in a principal component analysis performed by Motokawa and Lin (2002). Records from Meghalaya and Nagaland are based on specimens in the FMNH. It is not kn...
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