|Scientific Name:||Calcochloris leucorhinus|
|Species Authority:||(Huet, 1885)|
Chlorotalpa leucorhina (Huet, 1885)
|Taxonomic Notes:||Assigned to the subgenus Huetia (see Bronner 1995). Included in Chrysochloris by Allen (1939); in Amblysomus by Simonetta (1968) and Petter (1981). Two subspecies are recognized: C. l. leucorhinus and C. l. cahni.
Craniometric analyses indicate, however, that C. leucorhinus should provisionally be included in Calcochloris (Bronner 1995). Following Meester (1974), congicus and lulanus are considered synonyms of leucorhinus.
Two subspecies: C. l. leucorhinus and C. l. cahni. The validity of these subspecies is, however, far from certain owing to the few specimens available for study (Bronner 1995).
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Rathbun, G. (Afrotheria Red List Authority) & Hoffmann, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Insufficient data on distribution, the systematic status of known populations, and the threats faced by these. Data Deficient status warranted as more research is needed to clarify conservation status.
|Range Description:||Recorded only from scattered localities in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon and Central African Republic. C. l. leucorhinus occurs in the Democratic Republic of Congo southwards to northern Angola. C. l. cahni is known from Cameroon and Central African Republic. Variation in some dental characters (Bronner 1995) suggests that this taxon may include cryptic species.|
Native:Angola (Angola); Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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|Population:||No data on abundance.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Lowland equatorial and montane forests.|
|Major Threat(s):||There is no information available on the major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||it is not known whether this species occurs in any protected areas. Research is needed to determine the distribution limits and systematic status of this species and of described subspecies.|
|Citation:||Bronner, G. 2008. Calcochloris leucorhinus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 07 March 2014.|
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