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    Vladimir Dinets 3 weeks ago

    Crocidura kurodae (a common shrew of Taiwan mountains) is not a subspecies of C. rapax, and other Crocidura news: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12862-020-1588-8

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    Vladimir Dinets 2 weeks ago

    Also, Chaco mara should be in its own genus and called Pediolagus salinicola: https://academic.oup.com/jmammal/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/jmammal/gyaa038/5836015

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    Vladimir Dinets 7 days ago

    Desert shrews E and W of Colorado River are likely different species, the western one is being described as N. tataticuli: https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyaa045.

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    Vladimir Dinets 2 days ago

    Turns out Valdez Peninsula has an endemic tuco-tuco (plus two more near its base).

    Also, there is a proposal to split pampas cat into five species. I suspect these are PSC species (which in this case means subspecies), but will wait for experts to weigh in.

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