Limnoecus Stirton 1930 (shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Synonym: Antesorex Repenning 1967

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1930. Equidae from the Pliocene of Texas. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 19(8):349-396

Parent taxon: Soricidae according to W. W. Korth and R. L. Evander 2016

See also Bailey 2004, Carroll 1988, Repenning 1967, Stirton 1930 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Alloblarinella, Allosoricinae, Alluvisorex, Amphisorex, Anchiblarinella, Anouroneomys, Arctisorex, Asoriculus, Beckiasorex, Beremendia, Cokia, Cretasorex, Crocidosoricinae, Crocidurinae, Limnoecinae, Lunanosorex, Nesiotites, Paenepetenyia, Paracryptotis, Parydrosorex, Petenyiella, Planisorex, Podihik, Pseudotrimylus, Siwalikosorex, Soricinae, Soricolestinae, Tregosorex, Wilsonosorex, Zelceina

Subtaxa: Antesorex wilsoni Limnoecus compressus Limnoecus niobrarensis Limnoecus tricuspis Limnoecus truyolsi

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Type: Limnoecus tricuspis

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Miocene of Austria (1), United States (44: California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 47 collections each including a single occurrence

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