FIGURE 1. Mandibles. Sorex araneus (recent), left, 1 - buccal and 2 - lingual views (no. M/8583). S. araneus (Holocene, Raj Cave, layer 11), right, 3 - buccal and 4 - lingual views (MF/6871/1). Sorex araneus (Late Pleistocene, Obłazowa Cave 2), right, 5 - buccal, 6 - lingual views (MF/6872/1). Sorex subaraneus (Middle Pleistocene, Erpfingen), right, 7 - buccal, 8 - lingual views (Heller 1938/a5). Sorex subaraneus (Early/Middle Pleistocene, Kozi Grzbiet, l. 2A), left, 9 - buccal and 10 - lingual views (MF/1957/15). Sorex runtonensis (Early/Middle Pleistocene, Kozi Grzbiet, banc), right, 11 - buccal and 12 - lingual views (MF/1961/21). Sorex runtonensis (Late Pleistocene/Holocene, Komarowa Cave, l. B), left, 13 - buccal and 14 - lingual views (MF/3184/6).

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FIGURE 2. Condyloid processes (posterior view) in: 1-2 - Sorex araneus, recent, right (nos. M/8583 and M/ 4707) respectively; 3 - S. araneus, Holocene, Józefów, right (MF/629/1); 4 - S. araneus, Late Pleistocene, Obłazowa 2, left (MF/6872/1); 5-6 - S. subaraneus, Middle Pleistocene, Erpfingen, right and left (Heller 1938/a8 and b5), respectively; 7-8 - S. subaraneus, Early/Middle Pleistocene, Kozi Grzbiet, ls. 2A and 2C, right (MF/1957/15 and 18) respectively; 9-10 - S. runtonensis, Pleistocene/Holocene, Komarowa Cave, ls. B and D, right and left (MF3184/6 and 49), respectively; 11-12 - S. runtonensis, Early/Middle Pleistocene, Kozi Grzbiet, ls. 2A and heap (MF/1961/4 and 21), respectively.

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FIGURE 3. Principal component analysis of the lower dentition showing plots of components 1 against 2 and the table of results of the PCA from PC1 and PC2. Measurements: L and W (max.) of m1 and m2 and L of m1-m3. ∆ - S. subaraneus (Germany), ▲ - S. subaraneus (Poland), ○ - S. araneus (fossil), ● - S. araneus (recent), x - S. runtonensis.

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FIGURE 4. Box Plot with the mediana the maximum - minimum values and 25-75% quartiles from PC1 of the lower dentition. S.s (G) - S. subaraneus (Germany); S.s (P) - S. subaraneus (Poland); S.a (R) - S. araneus (recent); S.a (f) - S. araneus (fossil); S. r (P) - S. runtonensis. The same letters indicate no significant differences between the groups compared.

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FIGURE 5. Principal component analysis of the mandible, showing plots of components 1 against 2 and the table of results of the PCA from PC1 and PC2. Measurements: L of m1- m3 alveoli, H of ascending ramus and W of coronoid process. ∆ - S. subaraneus (Germany), ▲ - S. subaraneus (Poland), ○ - S. araneus (fossil), ● - S. araneus (recent), x - S. runtonensis.

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FIGURE 6. Box Plot with the mediana the maximum - minimum values and 25-75% quartiles from PC1 of the mandible. S.s (G) - S. subaraneus (Germany); S.s (P) - S. subaraneus (Poland); S.a (R) - S. araneus (recent); S.a (f) - S. araneus (fossil); S. r (P) - S. runtonensis. The same letters indicate no significative differences between the groups compared.

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