Plesiosorex donroosai Green 1977 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Plesiosoricidae

Full reference: M. Green. 1977. A new species of Plesiosorex Mammalia, Insectivora from the Miocene of South Dakota. N Jahrb Geo Palaeo 1977(4):189-198

Belongs to Plesiosorex according to R. Ziegler 2009

See also Green 1977

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Feyereisen Gap (Lower), which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in South Dakota

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (9: Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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