Wilsonosorex Martin 1978 (shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Full reference: J. E. Martin. 1978. A New and Unusual Shrew (Soricidae) from the Miocene of Colorado and South Dakota. Journal of Paleontology 52(3):636-641

Parent taxon: Soricidae according to J. E. Martin 1978

See also Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: Wilsonosorex bateslandensis Wilsonosorex conulatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Colorado, South Dakota collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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