Dinosorex zapfei Engesser 1975 (placental)

Mammalia - Tribosphenida - Heterosoricidae

Full reference: B. Engesser. 1975. Revision der europäischen Heterosoricinae (Insectivora, Mammalia). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 68(3):649-671

Belongs to Dinosorex according to B. Engesser 1975

See also Rzebik-Kowalska 1994

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

Type specimen: NHMW 1975/1712/1, a mandible (sin. with i1, m1-m3). Its type locality is Zapfe's fissures, which is in a MN 6 fissure fill horizon in Slovakia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (2 collections), Germany (6), Hungary (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (2)

Total: 12 collections including 14 occurrences

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