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†family Plesiosoricidae Winge 1917 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40438

Synonym: Butselidae Quinet and Misonne 1965 (taxon 155072)

Parent taxon: Soricomorpha according to R. Ziegler 2009

Sister taxa: Changlelestidae, Heterosoricidae, Nycticonodon, Nyctitheriidae, Parapternodontidae, Solenodon, Soricidae, Soricota

Subtaxa: Butselia, Butseliinae, Ordolestes, Pakilestes, Plesiosorex, Plesiosoricinae, Pseudoneurogymnurus, Siamosorex

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Type: Plesiosorex

Ecology: scansorial insectivore