Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Crociduraramona, Negev Shrew [English]
Comments: A light silver-gray shrew with a unique karyotype of 2n = 28, FN = 46 (Ivanitskaya et al., 1996a). Possibly related to the arispa, armenica, pergrisea, serezkiensis, zarudnyi group of rock shrews. Krystufek and Vohralík (2001) raised the question whether portali might represent an earlier name for ramona, however, portali was discussed as part of gmelini by Hutterer and Kock (2002)
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