Dinosorex pachygnathus Engesser 1972 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae

Full reference: B. Engesser. 1972. Die obermiozäne Säugetierfauna von Anwil (Baselland); (The Upper Miocene mammalian fauna of Anwil, Baselland). Tätigkeitsberichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Baselland 28:35-364

Belongs to Dinosorex according to B. Engesser 1972

Sister taxa: Dinosorex anatolicus, Dinosorex engesseri, Dinosorex huerzeleri, Dinosorex sansaniensis, Dinosorex zapfei

Type specimen: NMB AL 105, a mandible (Mand. dext. with J2, Z1, Z2, M1, M2.). Its type locality is Anwil, Baselland, which is in a MN 7 + 8 fluvial-lacustrine horizon in Switzerland.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (5 collections), Switzerland (4)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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