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Rhynchocyon is a genus of elephant shrew (or sengi) in the family Macroscelididae.[1] Members of this genus are known colloquially as the checkered elephant shrews[2] or giant sengis.[3] It contains the following four species:


  1. ^ a b Schlitter, D. A. (2005). "Genus Rhynchocyon". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 84–85. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
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  3. ^ FitzGibbon, C. & Rathbun, G. (2008). Rhynchocyon chrysopygus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
  4. ^ AFP: Shrew's who: New mammal enters the book of life


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