Suncus Ehrenberg 1832 (white-toothed shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Synonyms: Pachyura Selys Longchamps 1839, Plerodus Schulze 1897

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

See also Burney et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Kurten 1968, Silcox et al. 2010 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Crocidura, Crocidurini, Scutisoricini

Subtaxa: Suncus etruscus Suncus murinus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Hungary (1 collection), Israel (1), Madagascar (1), South Africa (3), Tanzania (1), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), India (1), Morocco (2), Poland (1), South Africa (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (2)

Total: 19 collections including 24 occurrences

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