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Lusorex taishanensis Storch and Qiu 2004 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Heterosoricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110660

Full reference: G. Storch and Z. Qiu. 2004. First complete heterosoricine shrew: A new genus and species from the Miocene of China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 49(3):357-363

Belongs to Lusorex according to G. Storch and Z. Qiu 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V 13915, a skeleton (virtually complete skeleton with preserved soft body outline). Its type locality is Shanwang Bed sw4, Linchu district, Shantung province, which is in an Astaracian lacustrine conglomerate/mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore