Sorex minutus Linnaeus 1766 (Eurasian pygmy shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Synonyms: Microsorex minutus Brown 1908, Sorex minutus Brown 1908

Belongs to Sorex according to C. Linnaeus 1766

See also Dalquest and Schultz 1992, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Lloyd and Slater 2018

Sister taxa: Sorex alpinoides, Sorex alpinus, Sorex araneus, Sorex arcticus, Sorex arizonae, Sorex bor, Sorex caecutiens, Sorex cinereus, Sorex cudahyensis, Sorex dehneli, Sorex dispar, Sorex edwardsi, Sorex ertemteensis, Sorex fejfari, Sorex fumeus, Sorex gracilidens, Sorex hagermanensis, Sorex hibbardi, Sorex hoyi, Sorex kansasensis, Sorex kennardi, Sorex lacustris, Sorex leahyi, Sorex longirostris, Sorex margaritodon, Sorex megapalustris, Sorex meltoni, Sorex merriami, Sorex minutoides, Sorex monticolus, Sorex ornatus, Sorex palustris, Sorex powersi, Sorex praealpinus, Sorex praearaneus, Sorex pratensis, Sorex pseudoalpinus, Sorex quadraticauda, Sorex rexroadensis, Sorex runtonensis, Sorex sandersi, Sorex saussurei, Sorex savini, Sorex scottensis, Sorex subminutus, Sorex tasnadii, Sorex taylori, Sorex trowbridgii, Sorex vagrans, Sorex yatkolai

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), the Czech Republic (2), France (2), Germany (6), Greece (2), Hungary (10), Italy (2), Poland (4), Romania (7), the United Kingdom (5)

• Pliocene of Hungary (3), Poland (6)

Total: 50 collections each including a single occurrence

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