Holotype: CAS MAM-29679, adult ♀, skin, skull and postcranial skeleton.
Type locality: “20.7281ºS, 14.1305ºE at about 720 m above sea level at the base of rocky outcrops on gently sloping alluvial gravels with scattered cobble-sized reddish colored basalt rocks and stones about 10 km south by southwest (200º) of the Mikberg formation, Kunene District, Namibia.”
- Dumbacher, J.P., Rathbun, G.B., Osborne, T.O., Griffin, M. & Eiseb, S.J. 2014. A new species of round-eared sengi (genus Macroscelides) from Namibia. Journal of Mammalogy 95(3): 443–454. DOI: 10.1644/13-MAMM-A-159 Reference page.