Sorex scottensis Jammot 1972 (long-tailed shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Full reference: D. Jammot. 1972. Principes et methodes d'une etude moderne des insectivores. Application aux soricidae fossiles. Mammalia 36(3):435

Belongs to Sorex according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Jammot 1972

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 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 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 subminutus, Sorex tasnadii, Sorex taylori, Sorex trowbridgii, Sorex vagrans, Sorex yatkolai

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mt. Scott (UM-K2-59), which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial siltstone in the Kingsdown Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: Kansas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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