Crocidura moschata Wagler, 1832, Wagler, 1832

Turni, Hendrik, Hutterer, Rainer & Asher, Robert, 2007, Type specimens of “ insectivoran ” mammals at the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Zootaxa 1470, pp. 1-33: 21

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.273750

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:44B454D2-B365-4DB8-90EA-F23EBE5E48F0

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E48793-A155-0466-BBC1-6603FB0F68CC

treatment provided by

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scientific name

Crocidura moschata Wagler, 1832
status

 

Crocidura moschata Wagler, 1832  

Wagler, J.G. (1832) Neue Sippen und Gattungen der Sãugethiere und Vögel. Isis von Oken 25: 1218.

Valid name: Crocidura suaveolens (Pallas, 1811)  

Syntype: ZMB 83309 View Materials , in alcohol; collected in Bavaria (by implication); no further data available.

Comments: This taxon was listed as a synonym of C. russula   by previous authors but voucher specimens were never studied. The skull of syntype ZMB 83309 View Materials was extracted in June 2006 and revealed the identity of moschata   as C. suaveolens   . Measurements of ZMB 83309 View Materials are as follows: head and body length c. 59 mm, tail length 34 mm, hindfoot length 10.5 mm; skull small, third upper unicuspid smaller than second and parastyle of P 4; condylobasal length 16.9 mm, maxillary width 5.5 mm, coronoid height 4.1 mm.

ZMB

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Zoological Collections)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Soricomorpha

Family

Soricidae

Genus

Crocidura