Congo golden mole

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Congo golden mole[1]
Congo Golden mole Huet 1885.jpg
Scientific classification
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C. leucorhinus
Binomial name
Calcochloris leucorhinus
(Huet, 1885)
Subspecies

Calcochloris leucorhinus cahni
Calcochloris leucorhinus leucorhinus

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Congo golden mole range
Synonyms

Amblysomus leucorhinus
Calcochloris congicus
Calcochloris lulanus
Chlorotalpa leucorhina
(Huet, 1885)
Chrysochloris leucorhinus

The Congo golden mole (Calcochloris leucorhinus) is a species of mammal in the family Chrysochloridae. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, arable land, pastureland, plantations, and rural gardens.[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. 81. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Bronner, G. (2008). "Calcochloris leucorhinus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.