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Suncus murinus Linnaeus 1766 (Asian house shrew)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Soricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231476

Alternative combination: Sorex murinus

Belongs to Suncus according to S. B. George 1986

Sister taxon: Suncus etruscus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 15.5, humerus length 13.0, tibia length 18.1, ulna length 12.0

Estimated body mass: 17.2 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length