INSECTIVORA

Cuba 2003Namibia 2000British Jersey 1999
Cuban Solenodon
Solenodon cubanus
(Solenodontidae)
Namib Desert Golden Mole
Eremitalpa granti namibensis
(Chrysochloridae)
European Mole
Talpa europaea
(Talpidae)
Democratic Republic of Germany 1963British Jersey 1999Japan 2012Democratic Republic of Germany 1962
Western European Hedgehog
Erinaceus europaeus
(Erinaceidae)
Lesser White-toothed Shrew
Crocidura suaveolens
(Soricidae)
Eurasian Least Shrew
Sorex minutissimus
(Soricidae)
Eurasian common shrew
Sorex araneus
(Soricidae)


Cuba 1981 COPPER|NICKEL
Cuban Solenodon
Solenodon cubanus
(Solenodontidae)
(INSECTIVORA)

Amur Hedgehog
Erinaceus amurensis
(Erinaceidae)
(INSECTIVORA)
Laxmann's Shrew
Sorex caecutiens
(Soricidae)
(INSECTIVORA)
Japanese Water-shrew
Chimarrogale platycephala
(Soricidae)
(INSECTIVORA)
Greater Japanese Shrew-mole
Urotrichus talpoides
(Talpidae)
(INSECTIVORA)
Small Japanese Mole
Mogera minor
(Talpidae)
(INSECTIVORA)
Japanese Mountain Mole
Euroscaptor mizura
(Talpidae)
(INSECTIVORA)


The origin of the Insectivora is very old. The Insectivora have already inhabited in the Mesozoic Cretaceous when was similar, and a dinosaur / Pterosauria, Amao reptiles and many invertebrates had disappeared. For system embryology, it is done with the founder of mammals having all placentas except the special animal which seems to be on egg-related Monotremata and Marsupialia. Actually, as for fossil of original appetite Insectivora of the Cretaceous excavated with dinosaurs and a lot of similarities with the actual Insectivora to do, it may be said that the animal of the Insectivora kept a form of the beginning very for a long time whereas it evolved while other mammals do adaptive radiation. It is thought that it was able to understand the Primates from an Insectivora directly. There is the Insectivora to exist more than 400 species, and it is next to Rodentia and Chiroptera, and it is wide, and a lot of species are distributed over South America, Greenland and the whole world except Australia. An Insectivora of soricidae and the talpidae is distributed over world.

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