Subfamily Crocidurinae Milne Edwards 1874 (white-toothed shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Parent taxon: Soricidae according to S. B. George 1986

See also Lopatin 2006 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Alloblarinella, Allosoricinae, Alluvisorex, Amphisorex, Anchiblarinella, Anouroneomys, Arctisorex, Asoriculus, Beckiasorex, Beremendia, Cokia, Cretasorex, Crocidosoricinae, Limnoecinae, Limnoecus, Lunanosorex, Nesiotites, Paenepetenyia, Paracryptotis, Parydrosorex, Petenyiella, Planisorex, Podihik, Pseudotrimylus, Siwalikosorex, Soricinae, Soricolestinae, Tregosorex, Wilsonosorex, Zelceina

Subtaxa: Crocidura Crocidurini Scutisoricini Suncus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), China (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Ethiopia (1), France (5), Germany (1), Greece (4), Hungary (13), Israel (5), Italy (20), Japan (3), Kenya (1), Madagascar (1), Morocco (3), the Philippines (3), Portugal (1), Romania (7), South Africa (6), Spain (10), Syria (1), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (3), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), Zambia (5)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1), Kenya (1), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Austria (1), Ethiopia (1), France (2), Hungary (4), India (3), Kenya (1), Libya (1), Morocco (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (4), Spain (3)

• MN 13 of Turkey (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (2)

• Miocene of China (1), France (1), Namibia (1), Turkey (2)

Total: 137 collections including 202 occurrences

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