†family Heterosoricidae Viret and Zapfe 1951 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae

Alternative spelling: Heterosoricinae

Parent taxon: Soricomorpha according to O. G. Bendukidze et al. 2009

See also Lopatin 2006, Reumer 1987, Rzebik-Kowalska 1994, Storch and Qiu 2004 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Changlelestidae, Nycticonodon, Nyctitheriidae, Parapternodontidae, Plesiosoricidae, Solenodon, Soricidae, Soricota

Subtaxa: Atasorex Dinosorex Domnina Gobisorex Heterosorex Ingentisorex Lusorex Paradomnina Quercysorex Sorex kinkelini

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (7 collections), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (8), France (2), Germany (18), Greece (2), Hungary (2), Mongolia (1), Poland (3), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (2), Spain (3), Switzerland (8), Turkey (7), United States (12: California, Oregon)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (11: California, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of Belgium (2), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Germany (5), Greece (1), Kazakhstan (4), Mongolia (16), Switzerland (2), United States (20: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (4: Saskatchewan), United States (20: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 171 collections including 189 occurrences

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