Myosorex Gray 1838 (white-toothed shrew)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Soricidae

Synonym: Congosorex Heim de Balsac and Lamotte 1956

Parent taxon: Crocidurini according to L. Van Valen 1967

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Diplomesodon, Feroculus, Paracrocidura, Praesorex, Solisorex, Surdisorex, Sylvisorex

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (2 collections), Spain (1), Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), France (2), South Africa (2), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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