Sorex edwardsi Brown 1980 (long-tailed shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Full reference: T. M. Brown. 1980. The fossil lnsectivora of Lemoyne Quarry (Ash Hollow Formation, Hemphillian), Keith County, Nebraska. Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 8:99-122

Belongs to Sorex according to T. M. Brown 1980

Sister taxa: Sorex alpinoides, Sorex alpinus, Sorex araneus, Sorex arcticus, Sorex arizonae, Sorex bor, Sorex caecutiens, Sorex cinereus, Sorex cudahyensis, Sorex dehneli, Sorex dispar, 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 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lemoyne Quarry, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nebraska collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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