Sorex cinereus Kerr 1792 (cinereus shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Synonyms: Sorex franktownensis Peterson 1926, Sorex personatus Brown 1908

Belongs to Sorex according to S. B. George 1986

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Storer 2004

Sister taxa: Sorex alpinoides, Sorex alpinus, Sorex araneus, Sorex arcticus, Sorex arizonae, Sorex bor, Sorex caecutiens, Sorex cudahyensis, Sorex dehneli, Sorex dispar, Sorex edwardsi, Sorex ertemteensis, Sorex fejfari, Sorex fumeus, Sorex gracilidens, Sorex hagermanensis, Sorex hibbardi, Sorex hoyi, Sorex kansasensis, Sorex kennardi, Sorex lacustris, Sorex leahyi, Sorex longirostris, Sorex margaritodon, Sorex megapalustris, Sorex meltoni, Sorex merriami, Sorex minutoides, Sorex minutus, Sorex minutus, Sorex monticolus, Sorex ornatus, Sorex palustris, Sorex powersi, Sorex praealpinus, Sorex praearaneus, Sorex pratensis, Sorex pseudoalpinus, Sorex quadraticauda, Sorex rexroadensis, Sorex runtonensis, Sorex sandersi, Sorex saussurei, Sorex savini, Sorex scottensis, Sorex subminutus, Sorex tasnadii, Sorex taylori, Sorex trowbridgii, Sorex vagrans, Sorex yatkolai

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Alberta, Yukon collections), United States (32: Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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