Sorex subminutus Sulimski 1962 (long-tailed shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Full reference: A. Sulimski. 1962. Supplementary studies on the insectivores from Weze 1 (Poland). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 7(3/4):441-489

Belongs to Sorex according to A. Sulimski 1962

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 minutus, 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 tasnadii, Sorex taylori, Sorex trowbridgii, Sorex vagrans, Sorex yatkolai

Type specimen: MZ VIII/Vm-309/1, a skull. Its type locality is Węże, which is in a MN 15 cave breccia in Poland.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Poland (1), Spain (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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