Crocidura hikmiya

Crocidura hikmiya

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Crocidura hikmiya

Crocidura hikmiya is a species of shrew described from the rainforests of Sri Lanka, based on both morphological and molecular data. Its closest sister species is the Sri Lankan long-tailed shrew, another Sri Lankan crocidurine shrew restricted to the high-elevation habitats of the Central Highlands. C. hikmiya has a shorter tail than the Sri Lankan long-tailed shrew. Most of the other characteristics that distinguish the two species are osteological natured .

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1. Crocidura hikmiya Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crocidura_hikmiya
2. Crocidura hikmiya on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136596/4316355

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