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Macroscelides
Img 3089 macroscelides proboscideus short-eared elephant shrew plzen zoo-207149
Macroscelides proboscideus
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Macroscelidea
Family Macroscelididae
Genus Macroscelides

Macroscelides or round-eared sengis, is a genus of elephant shrews found in western Namibia and in South Africa; they are members of the clade Afrotheria.

Species[]

It contains the following species:

Namib Round-eared Sengi (Lundholm, 1955) (Macroscelides flavicaudatus)
Etendaka Round-eared Sengi (Dumbacher et al., 2014) (Macroscelides micus)
Round-eared Sengi (Shaw, 1800) (Macroscelides proboscideus)
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