Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Comments: Kretzoi (1965) based his tribe Myosoricini on Myosorex, an extant genus known to exhibit a number of ancestral characters (Heim de Balsac, 1966b). Maddalena and Bronner (1992) confirmed its isolated position in a study of allozymes. Jammot (1983) included also fossil taxa and applied the name Myosoricina to an evolutionary lineage. The dental characters that he and Reumer (1987) used to characterise this lineage (which Reumer called Crocidosoricinae) are all present in extant Myosorex, Cong...
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