Sorex veraepacis,

Matson, John O. & Ordóñez-Garza, Nicté, 2017, The taxonomic status of Long-tailed shrews (Mammalia: genus Sorex) from Nuclear Central America, Zootaxa 4236 (3), pp. 461-483: 477

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4236.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3972C854-F755-4639-B942-30A3FA4151EC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EC8783-FFF3-FFA7-FF7B-FA7C0736F900

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Sorex veraepacis
status

 

Sorex veraepacis  species group

The Sorex veraepacis  species group can be distinguished from other members of Sorex  in NCA by not possessing a postmandibular foramen and canal, U3 is usually shorter than U4, and younger individuals have a pigmented ridge on the lingual side of the unicuspid teeth. Their color is gray to dark gray or black often with white tips on guard hairs. The species group contains four species: composed of S. chiapensis  , S. ibarrai  , S. veraepacis  , and the new species from the Sierra Madre of southwestern Guatemala.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Soricomorpha

Family

Soricidae

Genus

Sorex