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NHM Chrysospalax trevelyani.JPG
Giant Golden Mole (Chrysospalax trevelyani)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Chrysochloridae
Genus: Chrysospalax
Gill, 1883

Chrysospalax is a small genus of mammal in the Chrysochloridae family. The two members are endemic to South Africa. It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Bronner, G. N.; Jenkins, P. D. (2005). "Order Afrosoricida". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.