Chrysochloris holosericea Lichtenstein , 1830, Lichtenstein, 1830

Turni, Hendrik, Hutterer, Rainer & Asher, Robert, 2007, Type specimens of “ insectivoran ” mammals at the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Zootaxa 1470, pp. 1-33: 6

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Chrysochloris holosericea Lichtenstein , 1830


Chrysochloris holosericea Lichtenstein, 1830  

Lichtenstein, H. (1830) Darstellung neuer oder wenig bekannter Sãugethiere. Verlag C.G. L¸deritz Berlin 1827–1834.

Valid name: Amblysomus hottentotus (A. Smith, 1829)  

Syntypes: ZMB 721, ZMB 722, ZMB 723, ZMB 724, all are mounted skins still containing the skulls and elements of the distal limb-skeleton inside. All labeled specimens were collected by Krebs from the "Kap der guten Hoffnung" [Cape of good hope], and were entered into the ZMB collection on 22 February 1822.

Comments: As defined by Lichtenstein (1830), ZMB 76783 View Materials (skull, old number = A 2825) may also has been part of the type series.


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