TABLE 1. Dimensions (in mm) of Schizogalerix species.

  Schizogalerix
sp.
Popovo 3
Ukraine
MN11
Schizogalerix
sp.
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Schizogalerix sarmaticum
Buzhor 1
the Republic of Moldova
MN9
Rzebik-Kowalska and Lungu (2009)
Schizogalerix cf. sarmaticum
Mikhailovka 1
Ukraine
MN10
Rzebik-Kowalska
and Nesin (2010)
Schizogalerix sarmaticum
Frunzovka 2
Ukraine
MN11
Rzebik-Kowalska
and Nesin (2010)
P4 L bucc. 2.29 2.28 2.30 - 1.19-1.33, n=2
m1 L 2.87 2.74 3.02-3.06, n=3 2.59 2.66-2.82, n=3
L trig. 1.63 1.57 - - -
L tal. 1.26 1.19 - - -
L trig. - L. tal. 0.37 0.38 - - -
W 1.79 1.80 1.82-1.94, n=4 1.76 1.70-1.80, n=3
m2 L 2.51 2.29 2.64-2.78, n=2 2.34 2.30-2.35, n=2
L trig. 1.41 1.29 - - -
L tal. 1.11 0.99 - - -
L trig. - L tal. 0.30 0.30 - - -
W 1.66 1.51 1.60-1.64, n=2 1.56 1.65; 1.65, n=2

 

TABLE 2. Dimensions (in mm) of lower teeth of Mygalinia, Storchia and Ruemkelia (except of R. vinea and R. dekkersi ).

cf. Mygalinia hungarica
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Mygalinia hungarica
Polgardi 2 and 4 Hungary
MN13
Kormos 1913
Storchia vedrevis
Wölfersheim
Germany
MN11-N15
Dahlmann 2001
Ruemkelia sp.
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Ruemkelia sp
Mikhailovka 1.
Ukraine
MN10
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
Ruemkelia vinea
Dorn-Dürkheim, Kohfidisch
Germany, Austria
MN11
Rümke 1985
Ruemkelia dekkersi
4 localities
Greece
MN13, MN14
Rümke 1985
Ruemkelia
8 species
Europe and Asiatic Turkey
MN12-MN15
Rümke 1985
m2 L 2.12 2.00-2.10, n=4 2.26; holotype * 2.21-2.48, n=10 2.19-2.36, n=14 2.09-2.39, n=47 2.18-2.62, n=161
  W 1.30 1.30-1.40, n=4 1.16 1.74 1.49-1.77, n=10 1.44-1.74, n=14 1.50-179, n=47 1.59-1.95, n=161

 

TABLE 3. Dimensions (in mm) of upper teeth of Desmana species (*specimen a little damaged; **calculated by author from minimum - maximum measurements; ***dimension made by author from picture, plate 1, 1, p. 109, Rümke, 1985).

  Desmana sp.
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 1
Ukraine
beginning of MN16
Desmana sp.
Popovo 2
Ukraine
end of MN16
Desmana sp.
Popovo 1
Ukraine
MN16/MN17
Desmana kujalnikensis
Cherevichnoe

Ukraine
MN16
Pashkov and Topachevsky 1990
Desmana thermalis
Tegelen; Betfia 2
The Netherlands; Romania
MN17, Q1
Rümke 1985
?I2 L 1.64 - - - -
W 1.03 - - - -
C L - 1.97 - - 1..98-2.49, n=14
W - 1.21 - - 1.39-1.63, n=14
P2 L - 2.38 - 2.15; 2.40, n=2 2.32-2.61, n=12
W - 1.74 - 1.60; 1.70, n=2 1.59-1.90, n=12
W/L - 0.73 - 0.74; 0.71 0.68 -0.73 * *
P4 L - 2.84 - 2.90; 3.10, n=2 2.68-3.27, n=14
W - 2.38 - 2.50; 2.80, n=2 2.25-2.75
W/L - 0.84 - 0.86; 0.90 0.84 * *
M1 L - 3.96 4.09 - 3.66-4.20, n=13
W - 3.62 3.92 - 3.04-3.70, n=13

 

TABLE 4. Dimensions (in mm) of lower teeth and humerus of Desmana species.

  cf. Desmana sp.
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Desmana sp.
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 1
Ukraine
beginning of MN16
Desmana sp.
Popovo 2
Ukraine
end of MN16
Desmana sp.
Popovo 1
Ukraine
MN16/MN17
Desmana kujalnikensis
Cherevichnoe
Ukraine
MN16
Pashkov and Topachevsky 1990
Desmana thermalis
Tegelen

Betfia 2
The Netherlands, Romania
MN17, Q1
Rümke 1985
?i3 L - - 1.97 - - -
  W - - 1.77 - - -
?p2 L - - 2.30 - 2.20 1.92-2.40, n=17
W - - 1.49 - - 1.33-1.60, n=17
W/L - - 0.64 - - 0.67-0.69 * *
p4 L - 2.27 - - 2.25; 2.50, n=2 1.99-2.63, n=20
W - 1.57* - - 1.60; 1.75, n=2 1.48-1.87, n=20
W/L - 0.69 * - - 0.68; 0.76 0.71-0.74 * *
m1 L - - - 3.05*-3.35 - 2.67-3.61, n=14
W - - - 2.49-2.72 - 2.11-2.76, n=14
m2 L - - - 2.98 - 2.80-3.47, n=14
W - - - 2.12 - 2.10-2.60, n=14
m3 L - - 2.39*-2.42, n=2 2.54 - 2.24-2.63, n=13
W - - 1.42*-1.59, n=2 1.66 - 1.37-1.95, n=13
H of mandible below m2 - - - 4.86 - -
Humerus L 17.36 - - - - 16.67 ***
DS 3.22 - - - - 2.70 ***


TABLE 5.
Dimensions (in mm) of mandible and upper and lower teeth of Miosorex species.

  Miosorex grivensis
Popovo 3
Ukraine
MN11
cf. Miosorex sp.
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Miosorex grivensis
Pedregueras 2A
Spain
(MN9)
De Jong 1988, van den Hoek Ostende and Furió 2005
Miosorex aff. grivensis
Petersbuch 10 and 31a
Germany
MN7+8
Ziegler 2003
I1 L - 2.02 - -
  L of talon - 1.08 - 0.68
  W - 1.35 - 1.16
m2 L 1.30 - 1.27-1.57, n=7 1.37-150, n=25a
  W 0.84 - 0.88-1.01, n=7 0.80-0.91, n=25a
H of mandible below m2 1.29 - - -


TABLE 6.
Dimensions (in mm) of mandible and lower teeth of Crusafontina.

  Crusafontina
cf. kormosi
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Crusafontina kormosi
Mikhailovka 1
Ukraine
MN10
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
Crusafontina kormosi
Frunzovka 2
Ukraine
MN11
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
Crusafontina endemica
10-13 localities
Spain, France, Hungary
MN9-MN10
Gibert 1975, Crochet and Green 1982, De Jong 1988, Mészáros 1998, Van Dam 2004
Crusafontina kormosi
5 localities
Austria, Hungary, Germany
MN10-MN13
Bachmayer and Wilson 1970, Mészáros 1998, Ziegler 2006
i1 L 5.04 5.90 - 4.40-5.12, n=4 4.25-5.56, n=18
  W 1.37 1.53 - 1.04-1.19, n=4 1.06-1.52, n=18
p4 L 1.70 1.81 1.62 1.15-1.61, n=11 1.35-1.61, n=10
  W 1.20 1.58 1.17 0.91-1.08, n=11 1.12-1.25, n=10
m1 L 2.90 - 2.37-2.63, n=8 1.90-2.72, n=36 2.38-3.20, n=147
  W 1.61 - 1.34-1.47, n=8 1.02-1.52, n=36 1.16-1.64, n=147
m2 L 1.90-1.96 - 1.62-1.77, n=6 1.54-1.90, n=20 1.20-2.28, n=121
  W 1.20-1.38 - 1.00-1.19, n=6 0.80-1.15, n=20 0.88-1.66, n=116
m3 L 1.11 - 0.97 0.88-1.25, n=21 0.55-1.34, n=58
  W 0.81 - 0.71 0.30-0.98, n=21 0.30-0.84, n=58
H of mandible below m2 2.48-2.58 - 2.08-2.47, n=6 - -
H of ascending ramus 6.52 - 6.33-6.63, n=3 - 5.71-6.58, n=52
W of coronoid process 1.91 - 1.50-1.90, n=5 - -
H of condyloid process 3.47 - 3.27-3.73, n=4 - -
W of interarticular area 0.61 - 0.27-0.39, n=5 - -

 

TABLE 7. Dimensions (in mm) of mandible and lower teeth of Asoriculus species (*specimen a little damaged).

  cf. Asoriculus sp.
Popovo 3
Ukraine
MN11
Asoriculus sp.
Frunzovka 2
Ukraine
MN11
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
cf. Asoriculus sp.
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Asoriculus cf.
gibberodon
Odessa
Ukraine
MN13
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
Asoriculus gibberodon
Maramena

Greece
MN13
Doukas et al. 1995
Asoriculus gibberodon
Osztramos 1 and

Hungary
MN14
Reumer 1984
Asoriculus
gibberodon
Podlesice

Poland
MN14
Rzebik-Kowalska 1981
m1 L - - 1.45 - 1.31-1.56, n=14 1.38-1.58, n=17 1.50-1.62, n=13
  W - - 0.82* - 0.73-0.93, n=16 0.77-0.94, n=20 0.78-0.90, n=13
m2 L 1.31 - - - 1.23-1.46, n=19 1.27-1.56, n=19 1.30-1.46, n=13
  W 0.83 - - - 0.72-0.86, n=20 0.65-0.79, n=20 0.69-0.82, n=12
m3 L 1.11 - - - 0.97-1.11, n=9 1.00-1.15, n=10 1.01-1.09, n=8
  W 0.61 - - - 0.55-0.59, n=9 0.52-0.68, n=10 0.55-0.59, n=8
H of mandible below m2 1.33-1.45, n=2 - 1.28* 1.38 - - 1.22-1.42, n=13
H of ascending ramus 4.46 5.83 - 3.80 - 3.92-4.23, n=4 3.82-4.01, n=2
W of coronoid process 0.89 1.40 - 0.61 - - -
W of interarticular area 0.30 0.35 - 0.40 - - 0.38-0.50, n=4

 

 

TABLE 8. Dimensions (in mm) of mandible and lower teeth of Neomysorex species.

  ?Neomysorex cf. alpinoides
Frunzovka 2
Ukraine
MN11
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
?Neomysorex cf. alpinoides
Mikhailovka 2
Ukraine
MN11
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
Neomysorex
alpinoides
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 2

Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Neomysorex
alpinoides
Podlesice

Poland
MN14
Rzebik-Kowalska 1981
p4 L - - 1.01; 1.05 0.91-1.03, n=7
  W - - 0.75; 0.77 0.62-0.75, n=8
m1 L - - 1.33; 1.49 1.35-1.48, n=15
  W - - 0.84; 0.90 0.75-0.82, n=15
m2 L 1.15 1.16 1.20; 1.29 1.17-1.33, n=12
  W 0.72 0.69 0.78; 0.80 0.72-0.75, n=12
m3 L - - 1.01; 1.14  
  W - - 0.60; 0.66 0.53-0.60, n=6
m1-m3 L - - 3.50; 3.87 3.44-3.64, n=6
H of mandible below m2 1.05 1.18 1.35; 1.41 1.15-1.37, n=15

 

TABLE 9. Dimensions (in mm) of mandible and lower teeth of Neomys newtoni.

  Neomys newtoni
Medzhybozh
Ukraine
Q3
Neomys newtoni
Żabia Cave
Poland
Early Pleistocene
Q1
Rzebik-Kowalska 2013
Neomys newtoni
Kozi Grzbiet
Poland
Early/Middle Pleistocene
Q2/Q3
Rzebik-Kowalska 1991
Neomys newtoni
Treugolnaya Cave
Russia
Middle Pleistocene
Zaitsev and Baryshnikov 2002
m1 L 1.62 - 1.65-1.71, n=2 1.60
  W 0.99 - 0.91-1.06, n=2 -
m2 L 1.51 - 1.54 -
  W 0.92 - 0.99 -
H of mandible below m2 1.47 - 1.45-1.49, n=2 1.40
H of condyloid process 2.18 2.11-220, n=2 2.03 2.15
W of interarticular area 0.42 0.47-0.48, n=2 0.28-0.42, n=2 0.35


TABLE 10.
Dimensions (in mm) of mandible and upper and lower teeth of Beremendia species.

  B. minor
Osztramos 7
Hungary
MN15/MN16
Reumer 1984
cf. B. minor
Verkhnyaya Krinitsa 1
Ukraine
beginning of MN16
B. minor
Rębielice Królewskie 1A
Poland
MN16
Rzebik-Kowalska 1976 and new measurements
B. fissidens
Popovo 2
Ukraine
end of MN16
B. fissidens
Popovo 1
Ukraine
MN16/MN17
B. fissidens
Rębielice Królewskie 1A
Poland
MN16
Rzebik-Kowalska 1976
and new measurements
I1 L 2.65 - 3.09-3.72, n=5 - 4.07 3.45-4.02, n=3
  L of talon 1.02-1.11, n=2 - 1.38-1.90, n=5 - 1.75 1.63-1.80, n=3
  W 1.88-1.93, n=2 - 1.83-2.37, n=5 - 2.39 2.28-2.48. n=3
i1 W - 1.28 1.17-1.24, n=2 - - 1.47-1.59, n=5
m1 L 2.11-2.24, n=2 - 2.07-2.18, n=7 2.45 - 2.36-2.57, n=10
  W 1.19-1.24, n=2 - 1.26-1.38, n=7 1.45 - 1.43-1.60, n=10
H of mandible below m1 - 2.32 2.15-2.35, n=3 - - 2.61-3.08, n=11

 

TABLE 11. Dimensions (in mm) of mandible and upper and lower teeth of Petenyiadubia.

  P. cf. dubia
Frunzovka 2
Ukraine
MN11
Rzebik-Kowalska and Nesin 2010
P. dubia
Verkhnyaya Krynitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
P. dubia
Lobkove
Ukraine
MN12
P. dubia
Podlesice
Zalesiaki 1B
Poland
MN14, MN14/MN15?
Rzebik-Kowalska 1989 and new measurements
M1 L - - 1.48 -
  L of med. - - 1.39 -
  W - - 1.67 -
m2 L 1.25-1.29, n=2 1.30 - 1.18-1.29, n=23
  W 0.83-0.84, n=2 0.83 - 0.79-0.88, n=23
H of mandible below m2 1.44 1.46 - 1.35-1.56, n=22
H of condyloid process - 1.90 - 1.84-1.98, n=2
W of interarticular area - 0.74 - 0.71-0.77, n=3

 

 

TABLE 12. Dimensions (in mm) of upper teeth of Zelceina species.

  Zelceina sp.
Verkhnyaya Krynitsa 2
Ukraine
MN11/MN12
Zelceina kormosi
Ertemte 2, Harr Obo 2
China
MN13
Storch 1995
Zelceina podlesicensis
Podlesice
Poland
MN14
Rzebik-Kowalska 1990
Zelceina soriculoides
Węże 1
Poland
MN15
Rzebik-Kowalska 1990
M1 L 1.45 1.48-1.64, n=10 1.35-1.54, n=11 1.35-1.56, n=28
  L med. 1.25 - 1.25-1.36, n=11 1.25-1.41, n=28
  W 1.66 1.60-1.72, n=10 1.47-1.63, n=10 1.53-1.76, n=26
M2 L 1.35 1.20-1.36, n=10 1.31-1.37, n=3 1.25-1.40, n=20
  L med. 1.08 - 1.15-1.22, n=4 1.o6-1.21, n=21
  W 1.57 1.48-1.72, n=10 1.40-1.54, n=4 1.51-1.67, n=21

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLE 13. Number of insectivore species in the studied localities.

  Popovo 3
MN11
Verkhnya Krynitsa 2
MN11/MN12
Lobkove
MN12
Verkhnya Krynitsa 1
beginning of MN16
Popovo 2
end of MN16
Popovo 1
MN16/MN17
Popovo 0
MN17
Medzhybozh
early Middle Pleistocene
Schizogalerix sp. + + - - - - - -
cf. Mygalinia hungarica - + - - - - - -
Ruemkelia sp. - + - - - - - -
Desmana sp. - - - + + + - -
cf. Desmana sp. - + - - - - - -
Miosorex grivensis + - - - - - - -
cf. Miosorex sp. - + - - - - - -
Crusafontina cf. kormosi - + - - - - - -
cf. Asoriculus sp. + + - - - - - -
Neomysorex alpinoides - + - - - - - -
Neomys newtoni - - - - - - - +
Petenyia dubia - + + - - - - -
Petenyia hungarica - - - + - - - -
cf. Beremendia minor - - - + - - - -
Beremendia fissidens - - - - + + + -
Zelceina sp. - + - - - - - -
Number of species 3 10 1 3 2 2 1 1