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Euroscaptor mizura - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC06747.JPG
Japanese mountain mole (Euroscaptor mizura) specimen
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Tribe: Talpini
Genus: Euroscaptor
Miller, 1940

10 recognized species, see article.

Euroscaptor is a genus of mammal in the family Talpidae. Members are found in China, Japan and other countries of South and Southeast Asia. It contains the following species as of October 2018:


  1. ^ Redescription of the Malaysian Mole as to be a true species Euroscaptor malayana[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Kawada, S-I.; et al. (2012). "A new species of mole of the genus Euroscaptor (Soricomorpha, Talpidae) from northern Vietnam". Journal of Mammalogy. 93 (3): 839–850. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-A-296.1.