genus Sorex

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Noun1.genus Sorex - type genus of the family Soricidae: shrewsgenus Sorex - type genus of the family Soricidae: shrews
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
common shrew, Sorex araneus - common American shrew
American water shrew, Sorex palustris - water shrew of North America
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1963: Seasonal changes in the braincase of some representatives of the genus Sorex from the Palearctic.
This paper documents the occurrence of the sole soricid from the Pipe Creek Sinkhole, a long-tailed shrew of the genus Sorex. Two specimens recovered by screenwashing sediments consist of portions of lower jaws, one containing the m2 (second lower molar) and nearly complete posterior portion of the jawbone with articular condyle, and the other containing the ml (first lower molar).
Diversification within the genus Sorex has been punctuated with a number of transcontinental movements of shrews through Beringia.
An annotated key to the long-tailed shrews (genus Sorex) of the United States and Canada, with notes on Middle American Sorex.
Numbers of transition/transversion and silent/replacement differences among eight chromosomal races or species of the genus Sorex. These numbers are deduced from the sequences of figure 3.