Echigo mole

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Echigo mole
Mogera etigo - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC06744.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Mogera
Species: M. etigo
Binomial name
Mogera etigo
Yoshiyuki & Imaizumi, 1991
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Echigo Mole range


The Echigo mole (Mogera etigo) is an endangered species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to Japan, being found only on the Echigo plain, Niigata prefecture.

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