Plesiosorex coloradensis Wilson 1960 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Plesiosoricidae

Belongs to Plesiosorex according to R. Ziegler 2009

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxa: Plesiosorex aydarlensis, Plesiosorex donroosai, Plesiosorex evolutus, Plesiosorex germanicus, Plesiosorex greeni, Plesiosorex latidens, Plesiosorex schaffneri, Plesiosorex soricinoides, Plesiosorex styriacus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Martin Canyon Quarry A, which is in a Hemingfordian channel horizon in the Pawnee Creek Formation of Colorado

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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