Yellow golden mole

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Yellow golden mole[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Afrosoricida
Family: Chrysochloridae
Genus: Calcochloris
Species: C. obtusirostris
Binomial name
Calcochloris obtusirostris
(Peters, 1851)
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Yellow golden mole range

Calcochloris antedates
Chrysotricha obtusirostris
Huetia obtusirostris

The yellow golden mole (Calcochloris obtusirostris) is a species of mammal in the Chrysochloridae family. It is found in Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, arable land, pastureland, plantations, and rural gardens.[2]


  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. 81. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Bronner, G. (2008). Calcochloris obtusirostris. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.