FIGURE 1. The Ukrainian localities in which insectivore mammals were studied. 1, Regional map of Europe indicating location of Ukraine (Inset, 2). 2-3, Ukraine Miocene to Pleistocene localities: Inset (3), Miocene localities (A-Popovo 3; B-Verkhnya Krynitsa 2; C-Lobkove), Pliocene localities (A-Popovo 2; B- Verkhnya Krynitsa 1), Plio/Pleistocene locality (A-Popovo 1); Pleistocene locality (A-Popovo 0; D- Medzhybozh).

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FIGURE 2. Schizogalerix sp. from Popovo 3 (1) and Verkhnya Krynitsa 2 (2-5). 1, right P4, occlusal view (catalogue number 29/III/1/1). (2-4) left m1; 2, occlusal; 3, lingual; 4, posterior view (c.n. 29/2/1/1); 5, right m2; occlusal view (c.n. 29/2/1/2).

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FIGURE 3. 1, cf. Mygalinia hungarica from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2, left m2, occlusal view (c.n. 29/2/2/1); 2, Ruemkelia sp. from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2, fragment of left m2, occlusal view (c.n. 29/2/3/1).

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FIGURE 4. Desmana sp. from Verkhnya Krynitsa 1 (1-2) and from Popovo 2 (3-7). Left ?I2, 1, buccal; 2, occlusal view (c.n. 29/1/4/1). Left C: 3, buccal; 4, occlusal view (c.n. 29/II/4/1). 5, Left P2, occlusal view (c.n. 29/II/4/2). 6, Left P4, occlusal view (c.n. 29/II/4/3). 7, Right M1, occlusal view (c.n. 29/II/4/4).

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FIGURE 5. Desmana sp. from Popovo 2 (1-4 and 6) and Popovo 1 (5). Left ?i3: 1, buccal, 2, occlusal view (c.n. 29/II/4/5). Left p2: 3, buccal; 4, occlusal view (c.n. 29/II/4/6). 5, Left m1, occlusal view (c.n. 29/I/4/1). 6, Left m3, occlusal view (c.n. 29/II/4/7).

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FIGURE 6. 1, Desmana sp. from Popovo 1 (1). fragment of right mandible with m1-m3 in buccal view (c.n. 29/I/4/2); (2-3) cf. Desmana sp. from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2, left humerus, 2, dorsal side, 3, ventral side (c.n. 29/2/5/1).

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FIGURE 7. 1, cf. Miosorex sp. from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2, right I1, buccal view (c.n. 29/2/6/1). 2, Miosorex grivensis from Popovo 3, fragment of right mandible with m2 and trigonid of m3, buccal view (c.n. 29/III/7/1).

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FIGURE 8. Crusafontina cf. kormosi from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2. 1, fragment of left mandible with i1-p4 in buccal view (c.n. 29/2/8/1); 2, fragment of left mandible with m1-m2 in occlusal view (c.n. 29/2/8/2); 3, fragment of left mandible with m2-m3 and coronoid and condyloid proceses in lingual view (c.n. 29/2/8/3). (4-5), Fragment (talonid) of right m2 in: 4, occlusal; and 5, lingual view (c.n. 29/2/8/5).

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FIGURE 9. (1-2) cf. Asoriculus sp. from Popovo 3: 1, fragment of right mandible with coronoid process, buccal view (c.n. 29/III/9/1). 2, fragment of right mandible with m2-m3, lingual view (c.n. 29/III/9/2). (3) Neomysorex alpinoides from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2, fragment of right mandible with p4-m3, lingual view (c.n. 29/2/10/1), (4-6) Neomys newtoni from Medzhybozh: 4, left condyloid process, posterior view (c.n. 29/4/11/2); fragment of left mandible with m1-m2, in 5, lingual, and 6, occlusal view (c.n. 29/4/11/1).

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FIGURE 10. 1, Beremendia fissidens from Popovo 1, right I1, in anterior view (c.n. 29/I/12/1); 2, cf. Beremendia minor from Verkhnya Krynitsa 1, fragment of left mandible with proximal part of i1 in buccal view (c.n. 29/1/13/1); Petenyia dubia from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2 (3) and Lobkove (4): 3, left condyloid process, posterior view (c.n. 29/2/14/1); 4, left M1, occlusal view (c.n. 29/3/14/1). 5, Zelceina sp. from Verkhnya Krynitsa 2, fragment of left maxillae with M1-M2, occlusal view (c.n. 29/2/16/1).

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