Neomys Kaup 1829 (water shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Synonyms: Crossopus Wagler 1832, Leucorrhynchus Kaup 1829, Myosictis Pomel 1854, Pinalia Gray 1838

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

See also Carroll 1988, Kurten 1968 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Amblycoptus, Anourosorex, Builstynia, Chimarrogale, Chodsigoa, Episoriculus, Hesperosorex, Megasorex, Nectogale, Neomysorex, Notiosorex, Soriculus

Subtaxa: Neomys fodiens

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Italy (4), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene of Poland (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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