Duthie's golden mole

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Duthie's golden mole[1]
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C. duthieae
Binomial name
Chlorotalpa duthieae
(Broom, 1907)
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Duthie's golden mole range
Synonyms

Amblysomus duthieae
Chlorotalpa sclateri duthieae

Duthie's golden mole (Chlorotalpa duthieae) is a species of mammal in the family Chrysochloridae. It is endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, temperate 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. 78. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Bronner, G. (2008). "Chlorotalpa duthieae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.