Japanese shrew mole

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For the 2011 Japanese film, see Himizu (film).
Japanese shrew mole
Urotrichus talpoides - Berjeau.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Urotrichus
Species: U. talpoides
Binomial name
Urotrichus talpoides
Temminck, 1841
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Japanese shrew mole range

The Japanese shrew mole or Himizu (ヒミズ) (Urotrichus talpoides) is a species of mammal in the Talpidae family. It is endemic to Japan. It is one of three Urotrichini and it is the only species in the genus Urotrichus.

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