Cryptotis parva Say 1823 (North American least shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Alternative combination: Sorex parvus

Belongs to Cryptotis according to S. B. George 1986

See also Dalquest and Roth 1970, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Repenning 1967

Sister taxa: Cryptotis adamsi, Cryptotis floridana, Cryptotis kansasensis, Cryptotis meadensis, Cryptotis mexicana, Cryptotis peregrina, Cryptotis phillipsii

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), United States (28: Florida, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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