Crocidura Wagler 1832 (white-toothed shrew)

Mammalia - Soricomorpha - Soricidae

Alternative spelling: Sorex (Crocidura)

Synonyms: Heliosorex Heller 1910, Leucodon Fatio 1869, Paurodus Schulze 1897, Rhinomus Murray 1861

Parent taxon: Crocidurinae according to S. B. George 1986

See also Allen 1895, Butler 1984, Carroll 1988, Kurten 1968, Van Valen 1967 and Wilson and Reeder 2005

Sister taxa: Crocidurini, Scutisoricini, Suncus

Subtaxa: Crocidura giffardi Crocidura horsfieldi Crocidura kornfeldi Crocidura leucodon Crocidura martiensseni Crocidura olivieri Crocidura russula Crocidura suaveolens Crocidura zimmermanni Sorex (Crocidura) caeruleus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), China (2), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Ethiopia (1), France (6), Germany (1), Greece (25), Hungary (12), Israel (7), Italy (20), Japan (3), Kenya (2), Morocco (3), the Philippines (3), Portugal (1), Romania (7), South Africa (6), Spain (10), Syria (1), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), Zambia (5)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of Austria (1), Ethiopia (1), Greece (3), Hungary (4), India (3), Kenya (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Miocene of China (1), France (1), Namibia (1)

Total: 141 collections including 183 occurrences

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