Paracryptotis Hibbard 1950 (shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard. 1950. Mammals of the Rexroad Formation from Fox Canyon, Kansas. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 8(6):113-192

Parent taxon: Soricidae according to E. P. Gustafson 1985

See also Hibbard 1950, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Van Valen 1967

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

Subtaxa: Paracryptotis gidleyi Paracryptotis rex

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (9: Idaho, Kansas, Texas, Washington collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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