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Noteworthy Records of Small Mammals from Ghana with Special Emphasis on the Accra Plains

Series: Annals of Carnegie Museum Volume: 66/2

By: Jan Decher(Author), Duane A Schlitter(Author), Rainer Hutterer(Author)

19 pages, 1 b/w map, 8 tables

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Paperback | May 1997 | #81466
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In this paper the authors describe new or additional records of four species of shrews (Soricidae), nine species of bats (Hipposideridae. Vespertilionidae, Molossidae), and one species of rodent (Muridae) from Ghana. These records add to our knowledge of the distribution of small mammals in Ghana especially those occurring on the Accra Plains. A zoogeographic explanation for these distributional data is sought in the context of the Dahomey Gap phenomenon.

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