Robust golden mole

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Robust golden mole[1]
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A. robustus
Binomial name
Amblysomus robustus
Bronner, 2000
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Robust golden mole range
Synonyms

Amblysomus hottentotus robustus

The robust golden mole (Amblysomus robustus) is a species of mammal in the golden mole family, Chrysochloridae. It is endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, urban areas, and introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bronner, G.N.; Jenkins, P.D. (2005). "Order Afrosoricida". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Bronner, G. (2008). "Amblysomus robustus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 21 September 2014.