Plesiosorex latidens Hall 1929 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Plesiosoricidae

Alternative combination: Meterix latidens

Full reference: E. R. Hall. 1929. A second new genus of hedgehog from the Pliocene of Nevada. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 18(8):227-231

Belongs to Plesiosorex according to R. Ziegler 2009

See also Green 1977 and Hall 1929

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fish Lake Valley, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Esmeralda Formation of Nevada

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Fish Lake Valley

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