Parasorex von Meyer 1865 (hedgehog)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae

Parent taxon: Galericinae according to L.W. van den Hoek Ostende 2001

See also Butler 1980, Lopatin 2006 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Deinogalerix, Echinosoricini, Eochenus, Eogalericius, Galericini, Neurogymnurini, Neurogymnurus, Oligochenus, Protericini, Riddleria, Tetracus

Subtaxa: Galerix socialis Parasorex depereti Parasorex ibericus

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Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-carnivore


• Pliocene of France (6 collections), Spain (1)

• MN 13 of Spain (1)

• Miocene of Germany (6), Hungary (1), Italy (9), Portugal (1), Spain (3), Switzerland (3)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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