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Dinosorex Engesser 1972 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Heterosoricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40465

Full reference: B. Engesser. 1972. Die obermiozäne Säugetierfauna von Anwil (Baselland); (The Upper Miocene mammalian fauna of Anwil, Baselland). Tätigkeitsberichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Baselland 28:35-364

Parent taxon: Heterosoricinae according to R. Ziegler 1998

Sister taxa: Atasorex, Domnina, Gobisorex, Heterosorex, Ingentisorex, Lusorex, Paradomnina, Quercysorex, Sorex kinkelini

Subtaxa: Dinosorex anatolicus, Dinosorex engesseri, Dinosorex huerzeleri, Dinosorex pachygnathus, Dinosorex sansaniensis, Dinosorex zapfei

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Type: Sorex sansaniensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore