Abramov A.V., Can Dang Ngoc, Hai Bui Tuan, Son Nguyen Truong. 2013. An annotated checklist of the insectivores (Mammalia, Lipotyphla) of Vietnam // Russian J. Theriol. Vol.12. No.2: 57–70 [in English].

Alexei V. Abramov [a.abramov@mail.ru], Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. 1, Saint Petersburg 199034, Russia; Joint Vietnam-Russian Tropical Research and Technological Centre,

Nguyen Van Huyen, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam; Dang Ngoc Can [dncaniebr@yahoo.com.vn], Bui Tuan Hai [tuanhai.hus@gmail.com] and Nguyen Truong Son [soniebr@yahoo.com], Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnam Academy of Sciences and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Hanoi, Vietnam.

KEY WORDS: mammals, Soricidae, Talpidae, Erinaceidae, checklist, distribution, systematics, Vietnam.

ABSTRACT. An annotated checklist of 32 extant species from 12 genera of the insectivores (Mammalia, Lipotyphla) of Vietnam is provided. Many recently recorded/described species remain known from the territory of Vietnam only: at least seven species of the white-toothed shrews (C. annamitensis, C. guy, C. kegoensis, C. phuquocensis, C. sapaensis, C. sokolovi, C. zaitsevi) and a mole species (Euroscaptor subanura).

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