Kobe mole

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Kobe mole
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Mogera
Species: M. kobeae
Binomial name
Mogera kobeae
Thomas, 1905

The Kobe mole (Mogera kobeae) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to a number of islands in central and southern Japan.

At least one researcher considers kobeae and the large mole (Mogera robusta) to be the same species. Further research is necessary to determine the correct taxonomic classification.