White-tailed mole

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White-tailed mole[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Parascaptor
Gill, 1875
Species: P. leucura
Binomial name
Parascaptor leucura
(Blyth, 1850)
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White-tailed mole range

The White-tailed mole (Parascaptor leucura) is a species of mammal in the Talpidae family. It is found in China, India, and Myanmar.

It is the only species in the genus Parascaptor.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ "Parascaptor leucura". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 1996. Retrieved 2007-07-30.