Yellow golden mole

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Yellow golden mole[1]
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Scientific classification
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C. obtusirostris
Binomial name
Calcochloris obtusirostris
(Peters, 1851)
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Yellow golden mole range
Synonyms

Calcochloris antedates
Chrysotricha obtusirostris
Huetia obtusirostris

The yellow golden mole (Calcochloris obtusirostris) is a species of mammal in the family Chrysochloridae. It is found in Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, dry savanna, moist savanna, 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 obtusirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.