Simplified cladogramm of the Lipotyphla and Soricidae underlying this study. The relationship of the Soricidae to either the Talpidae or the Erinaceidae is still disputed in the literature (simplified from Dubey et al. 2007; Myosorex is ranged only at the generic level).

  Part of: Maier W, Tröscher A, Ruf I (2022). The orbitotemporal region and the mandibular joint in the skull of shrews (Soricidae, Mammalia). Vertebrate Zoology 72: 1099-1124.