Sorex fimbriatus Wagler, 1832,

Turni, Hendrik, Hutterer, Rainer & Asher, Robert, 2007, Type specimens of “ insectivoran ” mammals at the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Zootaxa 1470, pp. 1-33: 22-23

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.273750

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:44B454D2-B365-4DB8-90EA-F23EBE5E48F0

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E48793-A154-0464-BBC1-66B0FC936EC1

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scientific name

Sorex fimbriatus Wagler, 1832
status

 

Sorex fimbriatus Wagler, 1832 

Wagler, J.G. (1832) Abhandlungen aus der Zoologie und Zootomie. Isis von Oken 25: 54.

Valid name: Crocidura suaveolens (Pallas, 1811) 

Syntypes: ZMB 22006View Materials, body in alcohol, skull extracted [in June 2006]; ZMB 83310View Materials, male, body in alcohol, skull extracted [June 2006]. Collected from Bavaria, Germany (by implication). No further data available.

Comments: This taxon was listed as a synonym of Crocidura russula  until recently. The extraction of skulls from the two syntypes in 2006 revealed its identity with C. suaveolens  . Measurements of ZMB 22006View Materials, an old adult, are as follows: head and body length c. 57 mm, tail length 35 mm, hindfoot without claws 11 mm: skull broken but small, maxillary width 5.7 mm, coronoid height 4.0 mm; upper unicuspids 2 and 3 in line with parasytle of P 4. Measurements of ZMB 83310View Materials are as follows: head and body length c. 54 mm, tail length 37 mm, hindfoot length 11 mm; skull broken, maxillary width 5.3 mm, coronoid height 4.1 mm; third upper unicuspid smaller than U 2 and parastyle of P 4.

ZMB

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Zoological Collections)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Soricomorpha

Family

Soricidae

Genus

Sorex