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Taxon profile

family

shrews
Soricidae Fischer, 1814

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Soricomorpha

Scientific synonyms

Sorexineae Lesson, 1842
Soricinorum G. Fischer, 1814

Images

Sorex alpinus - Alpine Shrew

Sorex alpinus - Alpine Shrew

Author: Miloš Anděra

Sorex araneus - Common Shrew

Sorex araneus - Common Shrew

Author: Ladislav Hlôška
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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Leptailurus serval (Schreber, 1776) - Serval

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subfamily Crocidurinae - white-toothed shrews
subfamily Soricinae - red-toothed shrews

Fossil taxa

subfamily Allosoricinae Fejfar, 1966
subfamily Heterosoricinae Viret & Zapfe, 1951
subfamily Paenelimnoecinae Fejfar, Storch & Tobien, 2006
genus Asoriculus Kretzoi, 1959 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [104841]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Soricidae Fischer von Waldheim, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 4 April 2020
EN Australian Faunal Directory [8392176b-7b64-4616-8885-9268b41bc9b2]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Soricidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Soricidae]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon