Mogera

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Mogera
Mogera imaizumii.jpg
Small Japanese mole (Mogera imaizumii)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Tribe: Talpini
Genus: Mogera
Pomel, 1848
Synonyms
  • Nesoscaptor Abe, Shiraishi and Arai, 1991

Mogera is a genus of mammals in the family Talpidae. Moles in this genus differ from Old World moles in the genus Talpa in having one fewer pairs of lower incisors and in having larger hind premolars in the lower jaw.[1]

Species[edit]

The genus contains the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jo, Yeong-Seok; Baccus, John T.; Koprowski, John L. (2018). Mammals of Korea. National Institute of Biological Resources. pp. 91–93. ISBN 978-89-6811-369-7.

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